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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  • Achyronychia (2)
  • Agrostemma (3)
  • Arenaria (19)
  • Cardionema (2)
  • Cerastium (12)
  • Dianthus (5)
  • Drymaria (1)
  • Gypsophila (2)
  • Holosteum (1)
  • Honckenya (1)
  • Lychnis (4)
  • Minuartia (11)
  • Moehringia (2)
  • Paronychia (20)
  • Petrorhagia (1)
  • Polycarpon (2)
  • Sagina (8)
  • Saponaria (6)
  • Scleranthus (3)
  • Scopulophila (1)
  • Silene (29)
  • Siphonychia (2)
  • Spergula (3)
  • Spergularia (7)
  • Stellaria (15)
  • Stipulicida (4)
  • Vaccaria (1)