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University of Manitoba Vascular Plant Herbarium (WIN)

The Vascular Plant Herbarium of the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba (WIN) houses the most extensive collection of dried preserved vascular plants of Manitoba (85,000 specimens), dating from 1900-present. These include a large number of specimens from the Hudson Bay Lowlands, particularly Wapusk National Park. In addition, there are significant collections from tall grass prairie, boreal, and alvar habitats. The genus Carex is especially well-represented in our collection.

Contacts:

  • Assistant Curator: Diana Sawatzky, Diana.Sawatzky@umanitoba.ca

Address:

University of Manitoba Herbarium
Department of Biological Sciences
212B Biological Sciences Building
50 Sifton Road
Winnipeg, MB   R3T 2N2
Canada
[1] 204 474 6994, [1] 204 474 9208

Collection Statistics

  • 29,779 specimen records
  • 28,977 (97%) georeferenced
  • 22,992 (77%) with images (23,022 total images)
  • 29,282 (98%) identified to species
  • 150 families
  • 612 genera
  • 1,779 species
  • 2,393 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 14 April 2023
Global Unique Identifier: e960dc5b-8a0e-4cca-9cbf-9850ca3854af
Digital Metadata:EML File