Appalachian State University, I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium (BOON)

The I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium contains 30,220 as of 6/7/18. The three main functions of the ASU Herbarium are for teaching, maintenance of vouchers, and development of a research herbarium with a focus on the flora of the Southern Appalachians.
Contact: Dr. Zack E. Murrell, Department Chair; Andrew Jenkins M.S., Curator (,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 2bed6ae5-afde-45bb-95a9-c4918414f02d
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Digital Metadata: EML File
I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium
260 Rankin Hall West
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC   28608
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 17,902 occurrence
  • 4,353 (24%) georeferenced
  • 15,115 (84%) with images
  • 16,167 (90%) identified to species
  • 199 families
  • 1,000 genera
  • 3,029 species
  • 3,476 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics