Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS-BCNWR)

Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge is home to many native Texas wildlife and plants, and was specifically established to protect the nesting grounds of the black-capped vireo and the endangered golden-cheeked warbler. BCNWR is a local herbarium for specimens collected at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife and surrounding areas in Burnet, Travis, and Williamson Counties, Texas, USA.  The collection was digitized by the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) in 2022 under NSF Grant #1902078.


Deputy Refuge Manager: Chris Harper,, (512)339-9432
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 62a37dc2-f0b4-4a11-9346-d0b44bca186a
Digital Metadata: EML File
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
24518 E FM 1431
Marble Falls, Texas   78654
Collection Statistics
  • 1,555 specimen records
  • 1,531 (98%) georeferenced
  • 1,555 (100%) with images (1,555 total images)
  • 1,383 (89%) identified to species
  • 102 families
  • 433 genera
  • 665 species
  • 720 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics