University of Washington Herbarium (WTU-Bryophytes)

The University of Washington Herbarium (also known as WTU) is an international resource for research into the diversity, distribution and ecology of Pacific Northwest vascular plants, non-vascular plants, fungi, lichen, and algae. With over 600,000 specimens currently in the collections and between 5,000-10,000 specimens added annually, WTU is one of the largest herbaria in the region.
Contacts: David Giblin, Collections Manager,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 May 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 76,669 specimen records
  • 46,942 (61%) georeferenced
  • 25,060 (33%) with images (25,947 total images)
  • 73,318 (96%) identified to species
  • 164 families
  • 557 genera
  • 3,165 species
  • 3,887 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics