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 (murrellze@appstate.edu,jenkinsap@appstate.edu)
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
Address:
I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium
260 Rankin Hall West
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC   28608
United States
828-262-2674
Collection Statistics
  • 17,902 occurrence
  • 4,353 (24%) georeferenced
  • 15,115 (84%) with images
  • 16,222 (91%) identified to species
  • 199 families
  • 1,000 genera
  • 3,030 species
  • 3,501 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (26)
  • Acoraceae (6)
  • Adoxaceae (173)
  • Agavaceae (18)
  • Aizoaceae (11)
  • Alismataceae (63)
  • Alliaceae (1)
  • Altingiaceae (18)
  • Amaranthaceae (87)
  • Amaryllidaceae (126)
  • Anacardiaceae (75)
  • Annonaceae (23)
  • Apiaceae (414)
  • Apocynaceae (117)
  • Aquifoliaceae (134)
  • Araceae (169)
  • Araliaceae (116)
  • Araucariaceae (1)
  • Arecaceae (8)
  • Aristolochiaceae (224)
  • Asclepiadaceae (104)
  • Asparagaceae (242)
  • Aspleniaceae (159)
  • Asteraceae (1808)
  • Athyriaceae (5)
  • Azollaceae (7)
  • Balsaminaceae (68)
  • Bataceae (4)
  • Berberidaceae (130)
  • Betulaceae (221)
  • Bignoniaceae (59)
  • Blechnaceae (52)
  • Boraginaceae (287)
  • Brassicaceae (460)
  • Bromeliaceae (21)
  • Burmanniaceae (2)
  • Burseraceae (2)
  • Butomaceae (1)
  • Buxaceae (7)
  • Cabombaceae (4)
  • Cactacea (1)
  • Cactaceae (46)
  • Calycanthaceae (26)
  • Campanulaceae (219)
  • Cannabaceae (33)
  • Cannaceae (2)
  • Caprifoliaceae (199)
  • Caryophyllaceae (466)
  • Casuarinaceae (14)
  • Celastraceae (70)
  • Ceratophyllaceae (3)
  • Cistaceae (3)
  • Cleomaceae (12)
  • Clethraceae (9)
  • Colchicaceae (105)
  • Commelinaceae (93)
  • Convolvulaceae (146)
  • Cornaceae (154)
  • Crassulaceae (76)
  • Crossosomataceae (1)
  • Cucurbitaceae (37)
  • Culcitaceae (10)
  • Cupressaceae (113)
  • Cuscutaceae (2)
  • Cyatheaceae (248)
  • Cycadaceae (3)
  • Cyperaceae (1225)
  • Cyrillaceae (13)
  • Cystodiaceae (7)
  • Cystopteridaceae (2)
  • Daphniphyllaceae (1)
  • Davalliaceae (3)
  • Dennstaedtiaceae (102)
  • Diapensiaceae (50)
  • Dicksoniaceae (8)
  • Dioscoreaceae (40)
  • Dipteridaceae (6)
  • Droseraceae (64)
  • Dryopteridaceae (407)
  • Ebenaceae (33)
  • Elaeagnaceae (15)
  • Ephedraceae (3)
  • Equisetaceae (63)
  • Ericaceae (494)
  • Eriocaulaceae (40)
  • Euphorbiaceae (1)
  • Fabaceae (779)
  • Fagaceae (152)
  • Gentianaceae (23)
  • Geraniaceae (7)
  • Ginkgoaceae (13)
  • Gleicheniaceae (3)
  • Grammitidaceae (2)
  • Grimmiaceae (2)
  • Grossulariaceae (16)
  • Haemodoraceae (10)
  • Hamamelidaceae (8)
  • Hedwigiaceae (1)
  • Hemerocallidaceae (1)
  • Hyacinthaceae (2)
  • Hydrangeaceae (7)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (22)
  • Hydrophyllaceae (2)
  • Hymenophyllaceae (21)
  • Hypericaceae (15)
  • Hypoxidaceae (27)
  • Iridaceae (172)
  • Isoetaceae (18)
  • Juglandaceae (19)
  • Juncaceae (235)
  • Juncaginaceae (3)
  • Lamiaceae (71)
  • Lauraceae (14)
  • Liliaceae (286)
  • Lobeliaceae (1)
  • Lomariopsidaceae (4)
  • Lophosoriaceae (32)
  • Lycopodiaceae (186)
  • Lygodiaceae (1)
  • Magnoliaceae (18)
  • Malvaceae (7)
  • Marattiaceae (5)
  • Marsileaceae (1)
  • Matoniaceae (4)
  • Mayacaceae (1)
  • Melanthiaceae (323)
  • Melastomataceae (2)
  • Metaxyaceae (4)
  • Monotropaceae (3)
  • Montiaceae (5)
  • Nartheciaceae (24)
  • Nyssaceae (1)
  • Oleaceae (11)
  • Oleandraceae (2)
  • Onagraceae (26)
  • Onocleaceae (33)
  • Ophioglossaceae (106)
  • Orchidaceae (327)
  • Orobanchaceae (35)
  • Orthotrichaceae (1)
  • Osmundaceae (84)
  • Oxalidaceae (6)
  • Papaveraceae (19)
  • Phrymaceae (2)
  • Phytolaccaceae (2)
  • Pinaceae (227)
  • Plantaginaceae (36)
  • Platanaceae (2)
  • Poaceae (1626)
  • Podostemaceae (1)
  • Polemoniaceae (4)
  • Polygalaceae (8)
  • Polygonaceae (31)
  • Polypodiaceae (107)
  • Pontederiaceae (14)
  • Potamogetonaceae (40)
  • Primulaceae (11)
  • Psilotaceae (4)
  • Pteridaceae (145)
  • Pyrolaceae (4)
  • Ranunculaceae (127)
  • Rhamnaceae (2)
  • Rosaceae (145)
  • Rubiaceae (51)
  • Ruppiaceae (1)
  • Ruscaceae (6)
  • Rutaceae (4)
  • Salicaceae (39)
  • Salviniaceae (1)
  • Santalaceae (1)
  • Sapindaceae (39)
  • Sapotaceae (2)
  • Saururaceae (1)
  • Saxifragaceae (45)
  • Schizaeaceae (29)
  • Scrophulariaceae (9)
  • Selaginellaceae (68)
  • Smilacaceae (86)
  • Solanaceae (2)
  • Styracaceae (1)
  • Taxaceae (8)
  • Tectariaceae (5)
  • Theaceae (1)
  • Thelypteridaceae (105)
  • Tofieldiaceae (10)
  • Trilliacaeae (3)
  • Trilliaceae (6)
  • Tropaeolaceae (2)
  • Typhaceae (32)
  • Ulmaceae (1)
  • Urticaceae (9)
  • Verbenaceae (1)
  • Violaceae (59)
  • Viscaceae (1)
  • Vitaceae (5)
  • Woodsiaceae (30)
  • Xanthorrhoeaceae (17)
  • Xyridaceae (24)
  • Zamiaceae (1)