University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Herbarium (UTEP-Herb)

The Herbarium contains well over 85,000 catalogued plant specimens. Overall geographic content of the Herbarium is approximately as follows: Texas, 24%; New Mexico, 22%; other USA, 32%; Mexico, 7%; other world, 15%. Herbarium materials at UTEP that are of special interest include an extensive representation of the floras of the desert mountain ranges of southern New Mexico and western Texas.
Contact: Teresa Mayfield (tmayfield@utep.edu) or Richard Worthington (rworthin@utep.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 25 October 2017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Texas at El Paso
Access Rights: CC BY
Address:
University of Texas at El Paso
Biodiversity Collections Herbarium
500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX   79968
Collection Statistics
  • 24,523 specimen records
  • 12,554 (51%) georeferenced
  • 22,760 (93%) identified to species
  • 413 families
  • 2,212 genera
  • 6,797 species
  • 6,931 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics