Oregon State University Herbarium (OSC)

The Oregon State University Herbarium (OSC) houses approximately 700,000 vascular plant, bryophyte, algal, and fungal specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with a focus on the state of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada. Our bryophyte collection also includes the ORE herbarium, and specimens should be cited based on the original herbarium. Square brackets indicate interpreted information not on the original label.

Contacts: Aaron Liston, Director, listona@science.oregonstate.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 April 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 20,025 specimen records
  • 12,286 (61%) georeferenced
  • 1,174 (6%) with images (1,918 total images)
  • 17,554 (88%) identified to species
  • 112 families
  • 324 genera
  • 1,039 species
  • 1,176 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics