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Herbarium Datasets for Download:

The following downloads provide access to entire datasets from individual herbaria, and to the entire Consortium database. These datasets are intended for those performing large-scale data harvesting or analyses.

Data Formats:

Each dataset is formatted as a ZIP archive containing multiple tab-delimited text files in a simple relational structure. Files listed under the "DwC Archive" column follow the Darwin Core Archive (DwCA) specifications for field names. Files listed under the "Native Format" column have fields names matching the structure of the underlying Consortium database, and include additional fields that cannot be easily represented by DwCA.

Each dataset contains a text file called "occurrences.txt" (Native) or "occurrence.txt" (DwCA) holding one record per specimen with all core specimen fields (herbarium info, current identification, collector info, dates, location, notes, etc.). Each occurrence record is uniquely identified within the PNW Herbaria database by a field called OccurrenceID (Native) or id (DwCA).

Each dataset contains a text file called "annotations.txt" (Native) or "identifications.txt" (DwCA) that holds annotations/identifications. There may be multiple annotations/identifications linked to a single specimen record, using the OccurrenceID field (Native) or coreid field (DwCA; coreid = id in occurrence.txt).

Each dataset contains a text file called "media.txt" (Native) or "multimedia.txt" (DwCA) that holds metadata for images and other media associated with each specimen. There may be multiple images linked to a single specimen, again using OccurrenceID (Native) or coreid (DwCA). The image files themselves are stored on our server and can be access via the URLs defined in media.txt and multimedia.txt. The Native format media.txt file provides direcct links to three image formats provided by PNW Herbaria: a thumbnail image, a full-resolution JPEG image, and an online image viewer allowing zoom and pan capabilities. The DwCA format only provides links to the full-resolution JPEG images; however, programmers may readily modify these links to reccreate the links to the thumbnails or online image viewer.

Native format dataset files contain a fourth file, called "types.txt" containing scientific names (basionyms), type designations, and other relevant info for nomenclatural type specimens. There may be multiple type names associated with each occurrence record, each linked to a record in occurrences.txt by the OccurrenceID field.

DwCA format dataset files also contain two XML files with dataset metadata. The file "meta.xml" contains ordered lists of field names within each of the enclosed text files. The file "eml.xml" contains general metadata about the dataset as a whole, including provider and collection information, contact information, and license terms.

All text files are encoded as unicode (UTF-8) text, with Windows-style line endings (CR+LF) and fields separated by tabs. Field names and values are not enclosed in quotes.

Data Usage Policy:

Use of these datasets requires agreement to the terms and conditions in our Data Usage Policy.

Sensitive data (e.g., localities for rare taxa) are omitted from these datasets. Copies of these files with restricted data intact can be accessed by logging in. Some records in our database are not available for public release; such records are excluded from the datasets and record counts below.


Herbarium Collection # Specimens # Images DwC Archive Native Format Last Updated
ACFS Vascular Plants 0 0 DwCA (0 MB) Native (0 MB) 2022-04-17
ALA Cryptogams 74,379 63,810 DwCA (10 MB) Native (8.5 MB) 2022-08-07
ALA Vascular Plants 200,090 174,729 DwCA (32.3 MB) Native (26.9 MB) 2022-08-07
BABY Vascular Plants 10,888 2,731 DwCA (1.9 MB) Native (1.8 MB) 2021-08-15
BBLM Vascular Plants 5,614 6,422 DwCA (1.2 MB) Native (1.1 MB) 2022-07-24
BLMMD Bryophytes 1,323 24 DwCA (0.2 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
BLMMD Fungi 4 0 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
BLMMD Lichens 821 6 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
BLMMD Vascular Plants 3,335 3,250 DwCA (0.6 MB) Native (0.6 MB) 2022-07-24
BOIS Vascular Plants 13,325 9,577 DwCA (2.2 MB) Native (2.1 MB) 2022-07-24
CIC Vascular Plants 58,344 58,723 DwCA (12.9 MB) Native (12.3 MB) 2022-08-07
COCC Vascular Plants 6,392 6,368 DwCA (0.7 MB) Native (0.7 MB) 2021-08-15
CRMO Vascular Plants 3,257 3,854 DwCA (0.8 MB) Native (0.7 MB) 2022-07-24
EVE Vascular Plants 485 300 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-08-07
EWU Vascular Plants 10,324 9,603 DwCA (2 MB) Native (1.9 MB) 2022-07-24
FHL Algae 3,921 4,116 DwCA (0.7 MB) Native (0.6 MB) 2022-07-24
GNWTYEL Vascular Plants 0 0 DwCA (0 MB) Native (0 MB) 2022-04-17
HAH Vascular Plants 2,665 0 DwCA (0.3 MB) Native (0.3 MB) 2021-06-17
HJAEF Vascular Plants 1,317 1,193 DwCA (0.3 MB) Native (0.2 MB) 2022-08-07
HPSU Bryophytes 2,126 7 DwCA (0.4 MB) Native (0.4 MB) 2022-07-24
HPSU Lichens 384 3 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
HPSU Vascular Plants 19,864 18,029 DwCA (4.1 MB) Native (3.9 MB) 2022-08-07
HSC Vascular Plants 1,625 0 DwCA (0.2 MB) Native (0.2 MB) 2021-08-15
ID Bryophytes 1,807 1 DwCA (0.3 MB) Native (0.3 MB) 2022-07-24
ID Vascular Plants 186,919 184,682 DwCA (42.4 MB) Native (40.5 MB) 2022-08-07
IDE Vascular Plants 8,427 8,273 DwCA (1.4 MB) Native (1.4 MB) 2022-07-24
IDS Lichens 542 963 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
IDS Vascular Plants 74,849 73,728 DwCA (16.1 MB) Native (15.1 MB) 2022-08-07
LEA Vascular Plants 21,640 21,640 DwCA (2.4 MB) Native (2.3 MB) 2021-08-15
LINF Vascular Plants 4,421 4,294 DwCA (0.8 MB) Native (0.7 MB) 2022-08-07
MONT Vascular Plants 53,654 54,261 DwCA (9.7 MB) Native (9.3 MB) 2022-08-07
MONTU Vascular Plants 78,144 73,281 DwCA (23 MB) Native (21.6 MB) 2022-08-07
MORA Vascular Plants 6,204 0 DwCA (0.8 MB) Native (0.8 MB) 2022-07-25
NOCA Vascular Plants 8,617 8,372 DwCA (1.1 MB) Native (1 MB) 2021-08-15
NY Algae 99 0 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2021-08-15
NY Bryophytes 58,109 0 DwCA (5.4 MB) Native (5 MB) 2021-08-15
NY Fungi 3,437 0 DwCA (0.4 MB) Native (0.4 MB) 2021-08-15
NY Lichens 597 0 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2021-08-15
NY Vascular Plants 29,237 0 DwCA (3.8 MB) Native (3.5 MB) 2021-08-15
OLYM Vascular Plants 7,708 0 DwCA (1 MB) Native (1 MB) 2022-07-27
OSC Algae 16,457 16,564 DwCA (2.6 MB) Native (2.5 MB) 2022-07-24
OSC Fungi 39,953 0 DwCA (3.5 MB) Native (3.3 MB) 2021-08-15
OSC Lichens 5,197 0 DwCA (0.6 MB) Native (0.5 MB) 2021-08-15
OSC USFS Lichens 131,301 131,407 DwCA (17.8 MB) Native (17.5 MB) 2022-07-24
OSC Vascular Plants 211,691 0 DwCA (24.9 MB) Native (22.9 MB) 2019-05-30
PCFC Vascular Plants 0 0 DwCA (0 MB) Native (0 MB) 2022-04-17
PCFS Vascular Plants 0 0 DwCA (0 MB) Native (0 MB) 2022-04-17
PLU Vascular Plants 8,758 8,788 DwCA (1.3 MB) Native (1.2 MB) 2022-08-07
PSM Vascular Plants 13,844 13,587 DwCA (2.3 MB) Native (2.2 MB) 2022-08-07
REED Vascular Plants 7,400 6,854 DwCA (1.3 MB) Native (1.2 MB) 2022-08-07
RM Types Specimens 994 1,165 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-08-07
RM Vascular Plants 154,709 22,103 DwCA (4.1 MB) Native (4.3 MB) 2022-08-07
SAJH Vascular Plants 603 603 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-08-07
SBLM Vascular Plants 749 750 DwCA (0.2 MB) Native (0.2 MB) 2022-07-24
SEF Vascular Plants 887 903 DwCA (0.2 MB) Native (0.2 MB) 2022-08-07
SOC Vascular Plants 22,540 21,330 DwCA (4.9 MB) Native (4.7 MB) 2022-08-07
SRP Vascular Plants 92,075 97,519 DwCA (20.2 MB) Native (19 MB) 2022-08-07
TFBLM Vascular Plants 855 882 DwCA (0.2 MB) Native (0.2 MB) 2022-08-05
UAAH Vascular Plants 15,954 12,364 DwCA (2.9 MB) Native (2.8 MB) 2022-08-07
UBC Algae 73,853 221 DwCA (5.8 MB) Native (5.3 MB) 2022-08-07
UBC Bryophytes 167,849 0 DwCA (12.8 MB) Native (11.9 MB) 2021-08-15
UBC Fungi 33,109 950 DwCA (3.2 MB) Native (3 MB) 2022-08-07
UBC Lichens 41,996 0 DwCA (3.9 MB) Native (3.6 MB) 2021-08-15
UBC Vascular Plants 183,744 35,323 DwCA (22.7 MB) Native (20.9 MB) 2022-08-07
UWB Vascular Plants 897 880 DwCA (0.2 MB) Native (0.2 MB) 2022-07-24
V Vascular Plants 218,883 0 DwCA (17.8 MB) Native (16.3 MB) 2022-08-07
VALE Vascular Plants 6,152 6,291 DwCA (1.4 MB) Native (1.3 MB) 2022-07-24
VIU Lichens 330 0 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
WCW Vascular Plants 13,538 13,697 DwCA (2.5 MB) Native (2.4 MB) 2022-08-07
WS Vascular Plants 177,327 3,295 DwCA (28.1 MB) Native (26.4 MB) 2022-08-07
WTU Algae 17,400 19,067 DwCA (3 MB) Native (2.9 MB) 2022-07-24
WTU Bryophytes 76,497 25,025 DwCA (11.9 MB) Native (11.1 MB) 2022-08-07
WTU Fungi 77,152 117,889 DwCA (14 MB) Native (13.9 MB) 2022-08-07
WTU Lichens 32,393 5,203 DwCA (5.2 MB) Native (4.9 MB) 2022-08-07
WTU Vascular Plants 241,880 80,591 DwCA (44.8 MB) Native (42.4 MB) 2022-08-03
WWB Fungi 0 0 DwCA (0 MB) Native (0 MB) 2022-07-24
WWB Lichens 1 1 DwCA (0.1 MB) Native (0.1 MB) 2022-07-24
WWB Vascular Plants 20,564 22,165 DwCA (3.6 MB) Native (3.4 MB) 2022-08-07
ENTIRE CONSORTIUM DATABASE 3,071,582 1,456,810 DwCA (445 MB) Native (420.1 MB) 2022-07-21