Maryland Department of Natural Resources (TAWES)

Collection founded to document the rare species of Maryland; however, the collection houses a reference collection, particularly for difficult groups, e.g., Carex (Cyperaceae) is well-represented (~ 1000 sheets).

Contacts: Christopher Frye,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 597c30ea-2178-43da-bf2e-c4b2ba214bc0
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,481 specimen records
  • 4,118 (92%) georeferenced
  • 4,351 (97%) with images (4,403 total images)
  • 4,333 (97%) identified to species
  • 145 families
  • 539 genera
  • 1,409 species
  • 1,458 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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