Appalachian State University, I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium (BOON)

The I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium contains 30,220 as of 6/7/18. The three main functions of the ASU Herbarium are for teaching, maintenance of vouchers, and development of a research herbarium with a focus on the flora of the Southern Appalachians.
Curator: Andrew Jenkins,
Department Chair: Zack E. Murrell,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 2bed6ae5-afde-45bb-95a9-c4918414f02d
Digital Metadata: EML File
I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium
260 Rankin Hall West
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC   28608
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 17,958 specimen records
  • 4,379 (24%) georeferenced
  • 15,133 (84%) with images (15,536 total images)
  • 16,248 (90%) identified to species
  • 199 families
  • 1,007 genera
  • 3,038 species
  • 3,509 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics