Maryland Department of Natural Resources (TAWES)

Collection founded to document the rare species of Maryland; however, the collection houses a reference collection, particularly for difficult groups, e.g., Carex (Cyperaceae) is well-represented (~ 1000 sheets).
Contacts: Christopher Frye, chris.frye@maryland.gov
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 597c30ea-2178-43da-bf2e-c4b2ba214bc0
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,356 specimen records
  • 4,013 (92%) georeferenced
  • 4,355 (100%) with images (4,393 total images)
  • 4,338 (100%) identified to species
  • 143 families
  • 537 genera
  • 1,401 species
  • 1,453 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Agrostis (13)
  • Alopecurus (4)
  • Ammophila (1)
  • Amphicarpum (4)
  • Andropogon (5)
  • Anthoxanthum (2)
  • Aristida (28)
  • Arrhenatherum (1)
  • Arthraxon (1)
  • Arundinaria (6)
  • Axonopus (1)
  • Bouteloua (13)
  • Brachyelytrum (11)
  • Bromus (31)
  • Calamagrostis (7)
  • Chasmanthium (9)
  • Cinna (8)
  • Coelorachis (2)
  • Coleataenia (3)
  • Danthonia (13)
  • Deschampsia (6)
  • Diarrhena (5)
  • Dichanthelium (54)
  • Digitaria (21)
  • Elymus (14)
  • Elytrigia (1)
  • Eragrostis (12)
  • Festuca (7)
  • Glyceria (19)
  • Gymnopogon (3)
  • Hierochloe (2)
  • Leersia (5)
  • Leptochloa (3)
  • Melica (18)
  • Microstegium (2)
  • Milium (6)
  • Muhlenbergia (16)
  • Oplismenus (8)
  • Oryzopsis (8)
  • Panicum (8)
  • Parapholis (1)
  • Paspalum (9)
  • Phalaris (2)
  • Phragmites (1)
  • Piptatherum (15)
  • Piptochaetium (2)
  • Poa (33)
  • Saccharum (9)
  • Sacciolepis (4)
  • Schedonorus (1)
  • Schizachne (3)
  • Schizachyrium (2)
  • Setaria (3)
  • Sorghastrum (6)
  • Spartina (6)
  • Sphenopholis (18)
  • Sporobolus (24)
  • Torreyochloa (10)
  • Tragus (2)
  • Tridens (2)
  • Tripidium (1)
  • Triplasis (2)
  • Uniola (1)
  • Urochloa (3)
  • Vulpia (6)