Patuxent Plant List and Herbarium Collection
Entry ID: PWRC_Herbarium

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Summary
Abstract: The herbarium presently contains over a thousand collections of pressed, dried
plant specimens that were gathered on the refuge during early plant surveys
undertaken after the creation of the refuge. The first preliminary plant survey
was conducted by Neil Hotchkiss and Robert E. Stewart during the years
1936-1946. At that time the refuge was approximately 2600 acres in size.

In 1979, William H. ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Herbarium home page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.95   S: 37.69   E: -74.82   W: -79.71

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Dataset Title: The Patuxent Plant List and Herbarium Collection
Dataset Release Date: none
Dataset Release Place: Laurel, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: USGS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Data Presentation Form: collection
Online Resource: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/history/herbarium/herbarium.htm
ISO Topic Category
Quality The herbarium presently contains over a thousand collections of pressed, dried
plant specimens.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MATTHEW C. PERRY
Phone: 301-497-5622
Fax: 301-497-5624
Email: Matt_Perry at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
11410 American Holly Drive
City: Laurel
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20708-4015
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-497-5622
Fax: 301-497-5624
Email: Matt_Perry at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
11410 American Holly Drive
City: Laurel
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20708-4015
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-05-27
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