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
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Andromeda (2)
  • Arbutus (5)
  • Arctostaphylos (21)
  • Befaria (2)
  • Cassandra (1)
  • Cassiope (1)
  • Ceratiola (5)
  • Chamaedaphne (4)
  • Chimaphila (2)
  • Elliottia (4)
  • Empetrum (2)
  • Epigaea (3)
  • Erica (2)
  • Gaultheria (4)
  • Gaylussacia (13)
  • Kalmia (10)
  • Ledum (2)
  • Leiophyllum (1)
  • Leucothoe (8)
  • Lyonia (20)
  • Menziesia (1)
  • Moneses (2)
  • Monotropa (2)
  • Monotropsis (1)
  • Oxycoccus (1)
  • Oxydendrum (5)
  • Pieris (1)
  • Polycodium (1)
  • Pyrola (8)
  • Rhododendron (36)
  • Styphelia (1)
  • Vaccinium (59)
  • Xylococcus (3)
  • Zenobia (3)