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
  • Acacia (44)
  • Adenanthera (1)
  • Aeschynomene (3)
  • Albizia (6)
  • Alhagi (2)
  • Alysicarpus (1)
  • Amorpha (15)
  • Amphicarpaea (3)
  • Apios (5)
  • Arachis (3)
  • Astragalus (168)
  • Baptisia (25)
  • Bauhinia (2)
  • Brachysema (1)
  • Caesalpinia (6)
  • Cajanus (1)
  • Calliandra (2)
  • Canavalia (2)
  • Caragana (3)
  • Cassia (27)
  • Centrosema (4)
  • Cercidium (5)
  • Cercis (12)
  • Chamaecrista (3)
  • Cladrastis (3)
  • Clitoria (3)
  • Colutea (1)
  • Coronilla (2)
  • Crotalaria (11)
  • Cytisus (6)
  • Dalea (29)
  • Daubentonia (6)
  • Delonix (2)
  • Desmanthus (9)
  • Desmodium (36)
  • Dioclea (3)
  • Erythrina (5)
  • Galactia (9)
  • Gleditsia (11)
  • Glottidium (3)
  • Glycine (1)
  • Glycyrrhiza (1)
  • Gymnocladus (2)
  • Hedysarum (4)
  • Hoffmannseggia (1)
  • Hoffmanseggia (6)
  • Indigofera (9)
  • Laburnum (1)
  • Lathyrus (31)
  • Lespedeza (56)
  • Lotus (46)
  • Lupinus (62)
  • Lysiloma (2)
  • Macrolobium (2)
  • Macroptilium (1)
  • Medicago (22)
  • Melilotus (18)
  • Millettia (1)
  • Mimosa (10)
  • Neptunia (7)
  • Olneya (2)
  • Onobrychis (2)
  • Oxytropis (23)
  • Paraserianthes (1)
  • Parryella (2)
  • Pediomelum (10)
  • Petalostemon (10)
  • Petalostemum (1)
  • Peteria (2)
  • Phaseolus (5)
  • Pickeringia (1)
  • Pisum (1)
  • Pithecellobium (2)
  • Prosopis (6)
  • Psoralea (19)
  • Psoralidium (3)
  • Psorothamnus (8)
  • Pueraria (1)
  • Rhynchosia (10)
  • Robinia (14)
  • Samanea (1)
  • Schrankia (7)
  • Sesbania (8)
  • Sophora (12)
  • Strophostyles (7)
  • Stylosanthes (6)
  • Tephrosia (16)
  • Thermopsis (5)
  • Trifolium (82)
  • Ulex (2)
  • Vicia (63)
  • Vigna (5)
  • Wisteria (6)
  • Zornia (7)