University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium (UWSP)

The Robert W. Freckmann herbarium is the among the three largest in the state of Wisconsin, and the only major herbarium in the northern half of the state. It is housed in the biology department at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in the new Chemistry and Biology Building. The collection is named for Dr. Robert Freckmann, Professor Emeritus of Biology, who taught vascular plant taxonomy and agrostology at UW-Stevens Point for 32 years. Starting in 1969 with one cabinet of about 1,000 plant specimens in 1969, he and Dr. Frank W. Bowers built this herbarium to its present size, with over 230,000 specimens.
Contacts: Stephanie Lyon,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 44b57a28-1eca-48c5-80ea-4179c6e735c0
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Freckmann Herbarium
Chemistry and Biology Bldg Room 264
2101 Fourth Ave.
Stevens Point, WI   54481
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 79,319 specimen records
  • 49,136 (62%) georeferenced
  • 48,324 (61%) with images (48,872 total images)
  • 77,787 (98%) identified to species
  • 170 families
  • 830 genera
  • 2,600 species
  • 2,949 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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