Vascular Plant Herbarium

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Vascular Plants of Arizona project

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Canotia, a new journal

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Myrtaceae


Publications

Notes on Calycolpus

Psidium salutare
complex


P. grandifolium
complex


Other Collections

Lichen Herbarium

Fossil Plants

An herbarium is a collection of pressed, dried, and mounted plants referenced in space and time. The Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium is the second largest in the Arid Southwest with over 287,000 specimens.Our collection of Cactaceae is one of the best in the world, being particularly rich in cytological vouchers. Collections resulting from various floristic treatments in Arizona and Mexico make the ASU Vascular Plant Herbarium a unique and valuable resource. Our primary mission is to facilitate research, teaching, and public outreach.We are also concerned with documenting the ecological and geographical distribution of the Arizona flora.

The collection has recently moved into a new state of the art building along with other University natural hisotry collections: 724 W. Alameda in Tempe, approximately 2 miles west of ASU Main Campus.

Click here to see our databasing progress!

Opportunities for Graduate Studies

Chilopsis linearis- Desert Willow

Herbarium (ASU)
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
P. O. Box 874501
Tempe, AZ 85287-4501
Phone: (480) 965-6162
Fax: (480) 965-6899


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