NCSM Herbarium Collection

Latest version published by North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences on Aug 12, 2020 North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences

The NCSM Herbarium is within The Naturalist Center in the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in the center of Raleigh, North Carolina. The collection of ca 2000 specimens focuses on native flora of North America, with particular emphasis on the southeastern United States. Important collectors include John I. Connors (former NCMNS staff, retired 2012), Dr. Lisa Kelly, UNC Pembroke (esp. flora of Huggins Island, Onlsow County, NC), and Dr. Patrick D. McMillan, Director, South Carolina Botanical Garden (former NCMNS staff ca 1991-2000). NCSM does not loan specimens, but researchers are encouraged to contact Dr. Cynthia Lincoln (Naturalist Center Coordinator) or Greg Skupien (Naturalist Center Curator) to arrange a visit to the NCSM Herbarium.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 1,937 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    1937
  • Multimedia 
    1934
  • Identification 
    82

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 1,937 records in English (292 KB) - Update frequency: as needed
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Lincoln C, Skupien G, Norton B (2020): NCSM Herbarium Collection. v1. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=ncsm-herb&v=1.0. https://doi.org/10.36102/dwc.12

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 99e6b736-3119-4081-9467-a9c8a4a7a01b.  North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Ben Norton
Head of Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 9197079947
https://naturalsciences.org/staff/ben-norton
Cynthia Lincoln
Coordinator of the Naturalist Center
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919.707.9269

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Cynthia Lincoln
Coordinator of the Naturalist Center
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919.707.9269

Who filled in the metadata:

Ben Norton
Head of Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US
https://naturalsciences.org/staff/ben-norton

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Cynthia Lincoln
Coordinator, Naturalist Center
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US
Programmer
Ben Norton
Head of Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 9197079947
https://naturalsciences.org/staff/ben-norton
Curator
Gregory Skupien
Curator of the Naturalist Center
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919.707.9270

Geographic Coverage

Specimens were collected along north-south transect that extends from Quebec to the southern tip of Florida with a focus on North Carolina.

Bounding Coordinates South West [27.059, -88.945], North East [54.162, -63.457]

Collection Data

Collection Name Herbarium Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Collection Identifier NCSM-Herb

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 99e6b736-3119-4081-9467-a9c8a4a7a01b
10.36102/dwc.12
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=ncsm-herb