University of California, Davis, Center for Plant Diversity - Bryophyte Herbarium (DAV-Bryophytes)

The DAV bryophyte collection consists of 1200 specimens, 750 are from the western United States, 450 from California. Notable collectors: T.C. Frye (N. America), F.R. Fosberg (French Polynesia), G.H. Snodgrass (California) Jack Major (northern Alaska and Canada), A.T. Whittemore (California), and S.P. Rae (California). Recent flora sets added are from University of California Reserve units: Stebbins Cold Canyon and Quail Ridge Reserves. Other notable collections include tardigrade host species, collected by D.S. Horning and colleagues of the Bohart Museum of Entomology in New Zealand and Antarctica. The collection is under active curation and data entry in 2021-2022 by Karen Kyutoku, Alison Colwell and Stephen Rae.  

Curator: Alison Colwell,, 530-752-1091
Collections Manager: Teri Barry,, 530-752-1091
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 13f36484-e8fd-4995-a82e-3d5309e45dbc
Digital Metadata: EML File
UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity Herbarium
Plant Sciences Mail Stop 7, One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA   95616
(530) 752-1091
Collection Statistics
  • 1,935 specimen records
  • 967 (50%) georeferenced
  • 69 (4%) with images (69 total images)
  • 1,754 (91%) identified to species
  • 120 families
  • 319 genera
  • 722 species
  • 751 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics