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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  • Bulbostylis (21)
  • Carex (282)
  • Cladium (4)
  • Cyperus (107)
  • Dichromena (5)
  • Dulichium (5)
  • Eleocharis (41)
  • Eriophorum (9)
  • Fimbristylis (40)
  • Fuirena (10)
  • Hemicarpha (1)
  • Kobresia (2)
  • Kyllinga (1)
  • Lipocarpha (4)
  • Psilocarya (6)
  • Rhynchospora (51)
  • Schoenus (3)
  • Scirpus (47)
  • Scleria (11)