University of North Carolina Wilmington, David J. Sieren Herbarium (WNC)

The University of North Carolina Wilmington phycological collection contains ca. 6,000 specimens. Important collectors include Ed Flynn, D. Wilson Freshwater, and D. Frederick Kapraun.
Contact: Darin Penneys (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: aa04083c-b192-47bb-b408-cec81c1b0540
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 6,651 occurrence
  • 6,612 (99%) georeferenced
  • 6,651 (100%) with images
  • 6,468 (97%) identified to species
  • 126 families
  • 455 genera
  • 1,274 species
  • 1,346 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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