University of Northern Colorado Herbarium (GREE-GREE)

GREE (shortened from "Greeley") is the standard acronym for the UNC Herbarium, which currently has about 35,000 specimens, about 10,000 of which are backlogged (not mounted and filed). Over the past eight years GREE has been the fastest growing herbarium in the region on a percentage basis, having increased its holdings by over 300%. Estimated specimens by geographical origin include: Southern Rockies - 75%, High Plains - 5%, North America at large - 15%, world at large - 5%. Our facilities include were newly renovated in 2002 and currently provide storage capacity for about 65,000 specimens.

Contacts: Mitchell McGlaughlin, Mitchell.McGlaughlin@unco.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 51547090-7156-4ef1-ace5-7e54fd1a8e22
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 37,477 specimen records
  • 29,500 (79%) georeferenced
  • 21,600 (58%) with images (21,880 total images)
  • 35,142 (94%) identified to species
  • 163 families
  • 1,405 genera
  • 4,908 species
  • 6,240 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics