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The majority of the housed specimens emanate from the Great Plains region, and the collection is especially focused the flora of the remnant tallgrass prairie in Kansas.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Taxa in particular abundance: Cyperaceae, Poaceae, Asteraceae, Brassicaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae
KTSC is currently in the process of digitizing the collection in a Specify database and publishing data as it becomes available. Although KSTC routinely updates their data, outdated taxonomic names, mistaken specimen identifications, erroneous localities, and other problems inevitably occur. Investigators should verify data by direct examination of specimens, and notify KSTC if discrepancies are found. Ratibida logo adapted from Helen Sharp watercolor, from the Rare Book Collection of the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden.