Georgia Southwestern State University Herbarium (GSW)

Georgia Southwestern State University Herbarium in Americus, Georgia houses the Norris Collection. This collection was compiled by the late Dr. Robert A Norris. His collection is rather cosmopolitan with a concentration in the American Southwest.
Contacts: Dr. Stephanie Harvey (sharvey@gsw.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 1aa6c2f0-e623-4c4d-8d69-0490033222a5
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 13,151 specimen records
  • 1,066 (8%) georeferenced
  • 13,149 (100%) with images (13,165 total images)
  • 12,781 (97%) identified to species
  • 266 families
  • 1,764 genera
  • 6,400 species
  • 7,065 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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  • Amsinckia (8)
  • Anchusa (1)
  • Buglossoides (2)
  • Coldenia (4)
  • Cordia (4)
  • Cryptantha (65)
  • Cynoglossum (3)
  • Draperia (1)
  • Echium (2)
  • Ellisia (3)
  • Emmenanthe (1)
  • Eriodictyon (5)
  • Eucrypta (2)
  • Hackelia (5)
  • Heliotropium (27)
  • Hesperochiron (1)
  • Hydrophyllum (4)
  • Lappula (3)
  • Lithospermum (13)
  • Mertensia (7)
  • Messerschmidia (1)
  • Myosotis (13)
  • Nama (5)
  • Nemophila (13)
  • Onosmodium (4)
  • Pectocarya (6)
  • Phacelia (61)
  • Plagiobothrys (14)
  • Symphytum (1)
  • Tiquilia (2)
  • Tournefortia (1)