Elko BLM District Office Herbarium (Bureau of Land Management-ELKOBLM)

The Elko District Office houses approximately 1200 herbarium specimens collected from northern Nevada’s Great Basin with emphasis on Elko and Eureka counties. Historic collections date back to three specimens from 1915 by S. B. Arthur (1) and Bryant S. Martineu (2), respectively. Other noteworthy collectors represented include Mont E. Lewis and Arnold Tiehm.
Contacts: Samantha (Sam) Cisney, scisney@blm.gov
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 0380d10a-3279-4b1c-bd6a-4af1baf2829f
Digital Metadata: EML File
Access Rights: Public domain
Collection Statistics
  • 1,252 specimen records
  • 1,252 (100%) georeferenced
  • 1,237 (99%) identified to species
  • 67 families
  • 296 genera
  • 496 species
  • 666 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics