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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityCook Inlet Lowlands, Eagle River Flats
Latitude61.31
Longitude-149.71
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodePlant Specimens (ala)
Catalog Number16441
Collected ByCollector(s): Charles H. Racine
Date Collected1994-08-18

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The Herbarium (ALA) at the University of Alaska Museum is the major regional herbarium in Alaska and part of a network of similar collections with an interest in the origin and evolution of the circumpolar flora. ALA contains more than 260,000 specimens of vascular and non-vascular plants. Data for the Vascular Plant and Cryptogam collections are managed separately in Arctos. Much of our understanding of Ice Age Beringia is based on botanical specimens, the largest collection of which is housed at ALA. Our recent acquisition from Iowa State University of the J. P. Anderson Collection (32,000 specimens on permanent loan) forms a significant part of this story. This collection of arctic and boreal plants, which contains 67 nomenclatural type specimens, formed the basis for much of Anderson’s seminal work, The Flora of Alaska. The botanical collection also includes plants from other states, Canada, Greenland, Fennoscandia, Japan, and Russia and provides a basis for teaching and research. Our botanical collection can be viewed and searched through the Arctos database and includes high resolution images of 163,000 herbarium sheets, online representation of 190,000 holdings, and inclusion of all holdings in an object-tracking system (barcode labeling).

Contacts

Name Steffi Ickert-Bond
RoleCurator of the Herbarium (ALA)
Emailsmickertbond@alaska.edu
Name Steffi Ickert-Bond
RoleCurator of the Herbarium (ALA)
Emailsmickertbond@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jordan Metzgar
RoleCollection Manager, Herbarium
Emailjsmetzgar@alaska.edu
Name Alan Batten
RoleResearch Associate, Herbarium
Emailfnarb@uaf.edu
Name Steffi Ickert-Bond
RoleCurator of the Herbarium (ALA)
Emailsmickertbond@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEleocharis kamtschatica
Higher ClassficationPlantae; Tracheophyta; Liliopsida; Poales; Cyperaceae; (C.A.Mey.) Kom.
KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderPoales
FamilyCyperaceae
GenusEleocharis
Specific Epithetkamtschatica
Nomenclatural CodeICBN
Specimen
Identified ByS. Galen Smith
Date Identified1999-01-01
Previous IdentificationsEleocharis kamtschatica (accepted ID) identified by S. Galen Smith on 1999-01-01; method: legacy
Eleocharis kamtschatica identified by Carolyn L. Parker on 1994-08-18; method: legacy Remark: cf., large tubercle found; verbatim identification date: 1995
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number16441
Other Catalog NumbersALAAC=V119291; original identifier=1141
Preparationswhole organism
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodePlant specimens (ALA)
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:16441?seid=1184205
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://arctos.database.museum/MediaSearch.cfm?collection_object_id=645198
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Charles H. Racine
Date Collected1994-08-18
Verbatim Date Collected1994/08/18
Year1994
Month08
Day18
End Day of Year230
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Anchorage Quad, Fort Richardson Military Reservation
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCook Inlet lowlands, Eagle River Flats
Verbatim LocalityCook Inlet lowlands, Eagle River Flats
Habitatsalt marsh and coastal sites,
Decimal Latitude61.31
Decimal Longitude-149.71
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates61.31/-149.71
Location According ToAlan R. Batten
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3615
Geodetic Datumunknown
Georeferenced ByAlan R. Batten
Georeferenced Date2004-10-18 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-06-25 15:27:29.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:16441?seid=1184205
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiesnumber of labels=1
dwc:georeferenceSourcesunknown
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:16441
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:16441
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15621
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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