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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWyoming
LocalityBeaver Lake, Yellowstone Park
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00338297
Collected ByA. Nelson
Date Collected1899-07-24

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The Steere Bryophyte Herbarium holds perhaps the most important collection of bryophytes in the world in terms of the number of specimens, and the geographical and taxonomic depth and breadth. The herbarium contains approximately 640,000 specimens (520,000 mosses and 120,000 hepatics and hornworts). Of this total, approximately 24,500 (4%) are type specimens. This is the largest bryophyte herbarium in the Western Hemisphere and is among the five largest worldwide. The collection continues to grow actively today through staff collections and exchange. The emphasis is on collections from the Western Hemisphere, but virtually all areas of the world are represented.

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Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDicranum scoparium
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderDicranales
FamilyDicranaceae
GenusDicranum
Specific Epithetscoparium
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Identified ByW. L. Peterson
Date Identified1978
Catalog Number00338297
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1045244
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByA. Nelson
Collector Number6125
Date Collected1899-07-24
Year1899
Month7
Day24
Start Day of Year205
Collection RemarksFrom the Rocky Mountain Herbarium. University of Wyoming, Laramie.
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceWyoming
Continentnorth america
LocalityBeaver Lake, Yellowstone Park
HabitatOn the dryer banks of the lake
Other
Modified2007-10-10 20:29:35
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dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1045244
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