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Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium (HSU)

Founded in 1964, the Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium contains approximately 5,500 specimens, most of which are from Texas, and with a special emphasis on Taylor County. This herbarium collection is being digitized with support from the National Science Foundation (Award #:1902078) in collaboration with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (contact: Tiana Rehman,
Curator: Rick Hammer,
Digitization Lead: Tiana Rehman,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fa909cad-9082-48ef-a65e-31ab4ee82eac
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Collection Statistics
  • 5,969 specimen records
  • 309 (5%) georeferenced
  • 5,145 (86%) with images (5,145 total images)
  • 5,761 (97%) identified to species
  • 148 families
  • 767 genera
  • 2,046 species
  • 2,302 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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