Nevada State Museum Herbarium (NSMC)

Primarily vascular plants (pressed specimens) from the Great Basin and Mojave Desert of Nevada and surrounding regions. Most material collected from the 1960s to the late 1990s except for specimens obtained by Percy and Agnes Train from the mid to late 1930s.

Curator: George D. Baumgardner,, 775-687-4810 x 236
Museum Director: Josh Bonde,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 4f48f62c-0546-435b-a6fe-2e95ba43bc0b
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: State of Nevada
Nevada State Museum
600 North Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada   89701
United States
[1] 775 687 4810 ext. 236
Collection Statistics
  • 4,664 specimen records
  • 275 (6%) georeferenced
  • 1,473 (32%) identified to species
  • 16 families
  • 69 genera
  • 193 species
  • 253 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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