Biospex Expeditions


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Spring Trilliums, Lilies, and Irises - Spring Refresher

Help us transcribe the spring trilliums, lilies, and irises of Tennessee!

0 Digitizations

0.00% Completed


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The Flora of Tennessee's Jackson County, Pt. 2

Help us transcribe the specimens of Jackson County, one of the remaining locations where native American Chestnut trees are found.

642 Digitizations

12.92% Completed


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Plants of Northern Arkansas: Glade Quest (Part 3)

Help us find glades in Northern Arkansas for conservation!

9916 Digitizations

74.93% Completed


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The Orchid Next Door (II) Orchids of the Northeastern US

Help document native orchids and investigate patterns in orchid divserification across the Northeastern US

8365 Digitizations

95.85% Completed


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Cal State LA 4

More Cal State LA herbarium specimens!

1619 Digitizations

25.15% Completed


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CU BOULDER WEDIGBIO: ALASKAN EXPLORATION!

Join CU's Herbarium as we take a virtual exploration with WeDigBio, transcribing labels of incredible Alaskan plant specimens!

2190 Digitizations

13.57% Completed


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Southeastern Forests – Expedition 1

This expedition is the first in a series that focuses on tree species from the Southeastern United States.

1203 Digitizations

20.05% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 11th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

2563 Digitizations

45.06% Completed


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Plants of the Arkansas Valley: Finding specimens from Magazine Mountain

Help us find specimens that were collected from Magazine Mountain!

2992 Digitizations

48.89% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Pipers, Bays, and Magnolias of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the group recognized as the Magnoliids.

511 Digitizations

27.12% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Mints of Florida—More than Mojitos

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Lamiaceae.

1543 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Laurels of Florida—Fight Laurel Wilt

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Lauraceae and empower those fighting laurel wilt fungus.

999 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' St. John's Worts of Florida—Diversity to Lift your Spirits

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Hypericaceae.

2124 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Rose Gentians of Florida—Beauty from the Center of its Diversity

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant genus Sabatia.

1163 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Ant Plants of Virginia - I

Ants are essential to the life of over 11,000 plant species worldwide. Help us learn more about this remarkable partnership in Virginia.

3039 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Ant Plants of Virginia - II

Ants are essential to the life of over 11,000 plant species worldwide. Help us learn more about this remarkable partnership in Virginia.

980 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Natural North Carolina's - Be a Companion to Campanulaceae

Lobelias, Bell Flowers & Hare Bells are loved by gardeners and relished by Hummingbirds. Help us map these plants in the Southeastern USA!

7752 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Sunflowers of Florida—Florida's Biggest Plant Family

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Asteraceae.

5951 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: Discovering Dogwoods

There is more to this plant family than the widely recognized flowering dogwood.

1327 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Hear Them Ring: Bellflowers of Arkansas

Members of the Campanulaceae family are called the bellflowers, and they include bellflowers, lobelias, and Venus' looking glass.

1768 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: The Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora

The Arkansas Delta Region is a vastly under-explored region of the Natural State in need of conservation.

2823 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Pollinator Plants of Virginia - I

Nearly two-thirds of flowering plant species depend on animal pollinators. Help us learn more about this critical partnership in Virginia.

14992 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Adoxaceae - Elderberry and Viburnum!

In the Southeastern United States, the Adoxaceae family is represented by Sambucus (Elderberry) and Viburnum.

9317 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part I: Gymnosperms--16 September 2016

Study specimens for tmarsico's class

778 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 2: Magnolias, pawpaws, sassafras, and Dutchman's pipe--19 September 2016

Study specimens for tmarsico's class

947 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Herbaceous Plants of the Ouachita Mountains

Herbaceous plant families from four herbaria representing collections made in the 14 Ouachita Mountains counties of Arkansas

11815 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 3: Greenbriars, moonseeds, sycamores, witch hazels, and sweetgum--10 October 2016

A continuation of the Fall 2016 A-State Dendrology class assignment

748 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 4: Grapes, willows, poplars, locusts, redbuds, and mimosas--17 October 2016

A continuation of the Fall 2016 A-State Dendrology class assignment

663 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 5: Blackberries, cherries, hawthorns, buckthorns, elms, hackberries, and mulberries--24 October 2016

A continuation of the Fall 2016 A-State Dendrology class assignment

1626 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Milkweeds of Florida—Monarch Butterfly Food Plants

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant genus Asclepias.

833 Digitizations

99.88% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Legumes of Florida—Nitrogen-Fixers of the Peninsula

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Peninsula specimens from the plant family Fabaceae.

2857 Digitizations

99.83% Completed


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Fall Flowers of Alachua County, Florida

Transcribe historical label data from sunflower specimens Alachua County, Florida.

577 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Unlocking Northeastern Forests: Nature's Laboratories for Global Change

Help decode patterns of diversity & the consequences of land-use & climate change by transcribing historic plant specimens of the Northeast

6598 Digitizations

93.07% Completed


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Scratch That Itch - Plants that Cause Dermatitis

Leave that calamine lotion on the shelf and get up-close and personal with plants that make your skin itch! From the VDB collection at BRIT.

3469 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants have all the anthers! Pt1

In this expedition we will be looking at Asteraceae and Asclepiadoideae.

2341 Digitizations

99.79% Completed


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Mississippi Coastal Plant Diversity

Mississippi has rich plant diversity along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Help transcribe data about species found there!

7789 Digitizations

99.90% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 6: White Oaks

A continuation of the Fall 2016 A-State Dendrology class assignment

791 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 7: Red Oaks--28 November 2016

A continuation of the Fall 2016 A-State Dendrology class assignment

1945 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Arkansas Dendrology: Part 8: Hickories and Walnuts--5 December 2016

A continuation of the Fall 2016 A-State Dendrology class assignment

1835 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Host Plants of Virginia I

Vascular plants sustain herbivorous insects. Help us learn more about this important ecological relationship in Virginia.

13391 Digitizations

99.88% Completed


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Ferns and Fern Allies of Tennessee, Part 1

A Sneak Peak Into Tennessee's Herbaria. Let's get started with Fern and Fern Allies!

5989 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Euphorbs of Florida—Rubber Relatives of the Panhandle

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Euphorbiaceae.

1848 Digitizations

97.93% Completed


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Fungus Amongus

Transcribe label data from 19th-Century specimens of Fungi. From the University of South Carolina Libraries and A.C. Moore Herbarium (USCH).

1786 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Violets of the Southeast

Viola, Violaceae

2641 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Dogwoods and Tupelos of the Florida Panhandle

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Panhandle specimens of the plant family Cornaceae.

325 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Ant Plants of West Virginia I

Vascular plants with seed dispersal by ants.

6761 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Unlocking Northeastern Forests: Nature's Laboratories for Global Change (Part II)

Help decode patterns of diversity & the consequences of land-use & climate change by transcribing historic plant specimens of the Northeast

8624 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Help! Transcribing specimens from the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium at EKU

Help us transcribe herbarium specimens from the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium at EKU

5998 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Spring-flowering Shrubs and Trees from the Florida Panhandle

Transcribe historical label data from (mainly) Florida Panhandle specimens of the blueberries, hollies, and viburnums.

2019 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Blueberries of the Florida Peninsula

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Peninsula specimens of the plant family Ericaceae.

2218 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Cambrian Fossils

More trilobites and some Burgess Shale beauties!

3209 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Ferns and Fern Allies of Tennessee, Part 2

A Dive Into Tennessee's Ferns and Fern Allies.

5717 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Coreopsis: Florida's State Wildflower

Help us determine when Florida's state wildflower blooms across time and space

6058 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Microbe Mutualist Plants of Virginia I

Vascular plants are masters of microbial mutualisms. Help us learn more about this important ecological interaction in Virginia.

13259 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants have all the anthers: FERNTASIA!

Transcribe BOON Herbarium fern collection along with some of our smaller family collections. We promise a sporrific time!

2827 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Sedges of the Florida Panhandle

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Panhandle specimens of the plant family Cyperaceae.

3778 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Grasses of the Florida Peninsula

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Peninsula specimens of the plant family Poaceae.

6465 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: Arkansas Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora (Part II)

The Arkansas Delta Region is a vastly under-explored region of the Natural State in need of conservation.

11895 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Legumes of Alachua County

Transcribe historical label data from Alachua County specimens of the plant family Fabaceae.

2713 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Journeys to the “Botanical Fountain of Youth”: Expeditions of John K.Small (1869-1938)

Follow renowned 19th century botanist J.K. Small and help reconstruct the primordial native flora of the Southeastern United States.

7540 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Nothing's BETter Than BETULACEAE

Grab a chocolate bar with hazelnuts and a bottle of birch beer ! Get to know Hazelnuts, Alders, Hop Hornbeams, Ironwoods and Birches

6914 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Help Us! Transcribe specimens from the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium at EKU (Part II)

Help us transcribe specimens at the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium at EKU (Part II)

6049 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Fixating on Figworts in Virginia

Transcribe historical label data for Virginian figwort specimens (formerly Scrophulariaceae).

4369 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Ferns (and relatives) of the Florida Panhandle

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Panhandle specimens of the seedless vascular plants.

4953 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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We need your help! Transcribing specimens from the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium at EKU (Part III)

Help us transcribe herbarium specimens of the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium at EKU

7472 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Wetland Specialist Plants of Virginia I

Wetland plants protect water quality and comprise a unique flora in Virginia. Help us learn more about them – hip-waders not required!

12852 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants’ Cotton Relatives in the Florida Panhandle

Transcribe historical label data from the (mainly) Florida Panhandle specimens of the plant family Malvaceae.

3130 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Comfort Foods Expedition

Transcribe historical label data from the Florida specimens of the potato, sweet potato, yam, and oca families.

8993 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Oaks, Hickories, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from the Florida specimens of oaks, hickories, and relatives.

8774 Digitizations

99.41% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: The Delta and Crowley’s Ridge Flora (Part III)

The Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora--The Arkansas Delta Region is a vastly under-explored region of the Natural State in need.

3687 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Western Tennessee

Western Tennessee's flora is the most under represented in Tennessee, lets fill these knowledge gaps!

5677 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Pollinator Plants of Virginia - II

Nearly two-thirds of flowering plant species depend on animal pollinators. Help us learn more about this critical partnership in Virginia.

14052 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee Invaders

Help a graduate student gather data for her thesis research on Tennessee's most unwanted plants.

4066 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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We need your help! Transcribing specimens from the Ralph L. Thompson Herbarium at EKU (Part I)

Help us transcribe specimens at the Ralph L. Thompson Herbarium at EKU (Part I)

6036 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Journeys to the “Botanical Fountain of Youth”: Expeditions of John K. Small (Part II)

Follow renowned 19th century botanist J.K. Small and help reconstruct the primordial native flora of the Southeastern United States.

6538 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 1) -- Starting with Sunflowers

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

5127 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Cherries, Blackberries, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Rosaceae.

4969 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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The Meandering Mallows of Malvaceae

From okra we eat, cotton we wear & hibiscus beauty we gaze at, Malvaceae has us covered! Please meander with us through where they live!

7445 Digitizations

97.05% Completed


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Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains - Sevier County

A selection of specimens from Sevier County

5796 Digitizations

99.84% Completed


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Tennessee Invaders Part II

Continue to help a graduate student gather data for her thesis research on Tennessee's most unwanted plants.

3408 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Field & Forest Plants of Virginia I

The flora of Virginia is still being discovered. Help us bring all the species to light!

14742 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 2) -- Lost Legumes

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4780 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains - Blount County

A selection of specimens from Blount County Tennessee

8018 Digitizations

98.12% Completed


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Dr. T’s Ferntastic Collection: 1st Expedition

The first in a series of expeditions to transcribe ferns and lycophytes from the R. Dale Thomas Plant Collection at BRIT

5990 Digitizations

99.83% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: The Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora (Part IV)

The Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora--The Arkansas Delta Region is a vastly under-explored region of the Natural State in need.

15002 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 3) -- Secretive Sedges

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4446 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: The Delta and Crowley’s Ridge Flora (Part V)

The Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora--The Arkansas Delta Region is a vastly under-explored region of the Natural State in need.

471 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 4) -- Reclusive Rosaceae

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4580 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 5) -- Gone with the Grasses

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

3479 Digitizations

69.82% Completed


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Dr. T’s Ferntastic Collection: 2nd Expedition

The second in a series of expeditions to transcribe ferns and lycophytes from the R. Dale Thomas Plant Collection at BRIT

5941 Digitizations

99.02% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 5) -- Gone with the Grasses (II)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4966 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Waterwillows, Black Mangroves, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Acanthaceae.

2544 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 5) -- Gone with the Grasses (III)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

5006 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Lilies, Wakerobins, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Liliales.

3236 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Treasures of a Small Georgia Herbarium I

Transcribe historical label data from Columbus State University Herbarium

7486 Digitizations

99.85% Completed


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We need your help! Transcribing specimens from the Ralph L. Thompson Herbarium at EKU (Part II)

Help us transcribe specimens at the Ralph L. Thompson Herbarium at EKU (Part II)

5972 Digitizations

99.53% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 5) -- Gone with the Grasses (IV)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

5005 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee Invaders Part III

Help a UTC graduate student compile a large database to further her research on the distribution and spread of these Tennessee invaders.

2833 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee's Carter County

A selection of specimens from Carter County Tennessee

6746 Digitizations

95.81% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter (Part 5) -- Gone with the Grasses (V)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4040 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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“Nature’s Nobleman”: Botanical Legacies of William Canby (1831-1904)

Discover the collections of William Canby, 19th century explorer, businessman, and botanist who surveyed for the transcontinental railroad

7329 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Boggled by Blueberries

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

3515 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Lost Legumes (II)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4099 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Magnolias, Pawpaws, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Magnoliales.

2662 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Mustards, Capers, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Brassicales.

2923 Digitizations

95.43% Completed


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Botany with an edge: all about sedges

"Sedges have edges" is a helpful mantra in plant ID to spot this tricky group. Try learning Virginia's sedge diversity with this expedition!

13269 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Meadowbeauties, Evening Primroses, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Myrtales.

9453 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - Expedition 1

New and historical specimens from across Texas

4069 Digitizations

56.58% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Secretive Sedges (II)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

5015 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Anomalous Asters

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4976 Digitizations

99.66% Completed


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Treasures of a Small Georgia Herbarium II

Transcribe historical label data from Columbus State University Herbarium

4993 Digitizations

66.57% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Anomalous Asters (II)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

2388 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Anomalous Asters (III)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

3684 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Northwest Arkansas: The Flora of Washington County

Washington County, AR, is a rapidly developing county. Help scientists catalog all plant specimens as they compile a flora for conservation.

12032 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Northwest Arkansas: The Flora of Benton County

Benton County, AR, is a rapidly developing county. Help scientists catalog all plant specimens as they compile a flora for conservation.

5735 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee Invaders Part IV

Help a UTC graduate student compile a large database to further her research on the distribution and spread of these Tennessee invaders.

3525 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Baffling Broomrapes

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

4779 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Reclusive Rosaceae (II)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

5007 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Tropical Vacation

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the bromeliads, palms, and cycads.

2241 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee Buttercups and Friends - Spring Refresher

Refresh your memory of the names of buttercups in Tennessee before spring arrives by transcribing specimens from across the state.

6439 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Dr. T’s Ferntastic Collection: 3rd Expedition

The third in a series of expeditions to transcribe ferns and lycophytes from the R. Dale Thomas Plant Collection at BRIT

5954 Digitizations

99.23% Completed


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The Vanderbilt University Collection at BRIT - 2nd expedition

The VDB collection has a focus on Tennessee and Alabama specimens but many you find here are likely to come from other south eastern states.

7495 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Reclusive Rosaceae (III)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

3792 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Spring Mustards of Tennessee - Spring Refresher

Transcribe records of the Tennessee mustards commonly seen during spring

6526 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Geography: US State Spotter -- Reclusive Rosaceae (IV)

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

3579 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Showy Trees of Tennessee - Spring Refresher

Transcribe records of Tennessee's showy trees appearing in spring

8702 Digitizations

99.34% Completed


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Tennessee Invaders Part V

Help a UTC graduate student compile a large database to further her research on the distribution and spread of these Tennessee invaders.

4286 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Ferns and Conifers of Tennessee - Spring Refresher

Discover the gymnosperms and ferns of Tennessee by transcribing herbaria specimens

6483 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Spring Phloxes and Relatives - Spring Refresher

Explore the spring-flowering phloxes and relatives of Tennessee

0 Digitizations

0.00% Completed


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Spring Poppies, Jacks, Sedums, Beauties, Valerians, and Violets - Spring Refresher

Delve into these colorful plants before they pop up this spring in Tennessee!

0 Digitizations

0.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - Expedition 2

New and historical specimens from across Texas

6927 Digitizations

99.96% Completed


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Plants of Northwest Arkansas: The Flora of Benton and Washington Counties

Northwest Arkansas is one of the most rapidly developing areas in the US. Help scientists catalog plant specimens as they compile a flora.

499 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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cARexpedition: Carex sedge exploration in Arkansas

Many Carex species grow at the limits of their ranges in Arkansas. Help us explore the distribution of sedges!

2662 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Wild Carrot, Angelica, and Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Apiales.

4371 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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1_US State Spotter: Herbal Exploration -- Mints, Violets, Buttercups, and Borages

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the geographic area where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

0 Digitizations

0.00% Completed


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Flora of Tennessee Prairies and Savannas

Explore the flora of the TN prairies and savannas, increasingly rare landscapes across the Southeast

5237 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Phenomenal Plants of Highlands County, Florida

Transcribe historical label data from University of Florida-curated specimens collected from Highlands County, FL.

4378 Digitizations

96.07% Completed


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US State Spotter: Herbal Exploration (II) Mustards, Primrose, Parsley, and Plantains

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the US State where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

15999 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: digitizing Hendrix College's collection

Help us finish transcribing Hendrix's collection!

1818 Digitizations

21.33% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: skeletal records for our southernmost herbarium (Part I)

Help us transcribe skeletal data to know the identity and geographic information of specimens in this collection!

29826 Digitizations

99.42% Completed


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US State Spotter: Mysterious Monocots!

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the US State where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

12226 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Buckwheat Relatives of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Polygonaceae.

6127 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Tennessee Invaders Part VI

Help a graduate student gather data for her thesis research on Tennessee's most unwanted plants.

6027 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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CSU Fresno, Part 1

Plants of the San Joaquin Valley and beyond!

3188 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Buckthorns, Elms, and Figs of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Rosales.

6198 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Buckeyes, Sumacs, and Citrus of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Sapindales.

3683 Digitizations

98.77% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: The Delta and Crowley’s Ridge Flora (Part VI)

The Delta and Crowley's Ridge Flora--The Arkansas Delta Region is a vastly under-explored region of the Natural State in need.

14923 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Dr. T’s Ferntastic Collection: 4th Expedition

The fourth in a series of expeditions to transcribe ferns and lycophytes from the R. Dale Thomas Plant Collection at BRIT

5902 Digitizations

98.37% Completed


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Long Beach and LA (part 2)

Join the CSU Long Beach and CSU Los Angeles Herbaria for round 2 of plant specimens that have never before been digitized!

4707 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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“Islands in the Sky”: Alpine Flowers and Climate Change

Help scientists study the long-term effects of climate change at high elevations by documenting historic collections of alpine plants

10783 Digitizations

99.79% Completed


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The Flora of Tennessee's Jackson County, Pt. 1

Help us digitize the records of Jackson County, one of the remaining places where native American Chestnut trees are found.

4746 Digitizations

98.88% Completed


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US State Spotter: Herbal Exploration (III) Mallow, Amaranth, Gentian, & Verbena

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the US State where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

9717 Digitizations

97.63% Completed


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Botanical Miscellany Spanning Time and Space

Pictures worth a thousand words - give or take a few. Specimen images without any data.

2750 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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US State Spotter: Herbal Exploration (IV): Poppies, Bellflowers, Saxifrage, & St. John’s wort

Help connect researchers to biodiversity data by identifying the US State where each historic plant specimen was originally collected

9180 Digitizations

94.57% Completed


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Dr. T’s Ferntastic Collection: 5th Expedition

The fifth in a series of expeditions to transcribe ferns and lycophytes from the R. Dale Thomas Plant Collection at BRIT

5992 Digitizations

99.87% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - Expedition 3

New and historical specimens from across Texas

7136 Digitizations

99.28% Completed


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The Vanderbilt University Collection at BRIT - 3rd expedition

The VDB collection has a focus on Tennessee and Alabama specimens but many you find here are likely to come from other south eastern states.

5750 Digitizations

95.88% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Sunflowers, Bellflowers, and Floatinghearts of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Asterales.

6164 Digitizations

98.64% Completed


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How Weird's Early, Earlier, Earliest

Analyzing the use of the words "early", "earlier", and "earliest" to describe phenological anomalies in specimen records

5997 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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How Weird's Late, Later, Latest

Analyzing the use of the words "late", "later", and "latest" to describe phenological anomalies in specimen records

19734 Digitizations

98.67% Completed


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How Weird's Abnormal, Odd, Unusual, Weird, Than

Analyzing the use of the words "abnormal", "odd", "unusual", "weird", and "than" to describe anomalies in specimen records

24681 Digitizations

98.29% Completed


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Orange County Herbaria (part 1)

University of California, Irvine shares a wealth of undiscovered specimens

7070 Digitizations

98.94% Completed


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Long Beach and LA (part 3)

Keep up the momentum with this third expedition containing LA area herbaria!

5861 Digitizations

98.17% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: skeletal records for our southernmost herbarium (Part 2)

Help us transcribe skeletal data to know the identity and geographic information of specimens in this collection!

13559 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: skeletal records for our southernmost herbarium (Part 3)

Help us transcribe skeletal data to know the identity and geographic information of specimens in this collection!

13486 Digitizations

99.92% Completed


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Plants of Arkansas: skeletal records for our southernmost herbarium (Part 4)

Help us transcribe skeletal data to know the identity and geographic information of specimens in this collection!

17856 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Northwest Arkansas: The Flora of Benton and Washington Counties (Part 2)

Northwest Arkansas is one of the most rapidly developing areas in the US. Help scientists catalog plant specimens as they compile a flora.

3726 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Buttercups, Columbine, and Virginsbower of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Ranunculales.

2805 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Fresno State Herbarium (part 2)

The Fresno State Herbarium brings another round of specimens from mountains, valleys, and deserts

3093 Digitizations

98.00% Completed


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US State Spotter: Crop-relative Chronicles

Help researchers investigate agriculturally important plant families by identifying the US State where each historic specimen was found

19632 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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US State Spotter: Horticultural Heavyweights

Help researchers investigate important ornamental plant families by identifying the US State of origin for each historic specimen

19810 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Northwest Arkansas: The Flora of Benton and Washington Counties (Part 3)

Northwest Arkansas is one of the most rapidly developing areas in the US. Help scientists catalog plant specimens as they compile a flora.

4718 Digitizations

99.47% Completed


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The Orchid Next Door: Orchids of the United States & Canada (I)

Help document native orchids and investigate patterns in orchid divserification across the United States and Canada

9332 Digitizations

99.57% Completed


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US State Spotter: Tree of Life Tour - Asterids

Help researchers investigate the biodiverse Asterid clade by identifying the US State of origin for each historic plant specimen

17670 Digitizations

88.36% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Arrowheads, Arums, and Seagrasses of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Alismatales.

6399 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Dayflowers, Spiderworts, and Mudplantains of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Commelinales.

3513 Digitizations

91.99% Completed


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US State Spotter: Tree of Life Tour - Eudicots

Help botanical researchers by identifying the US State of origin for each historic plant specimen

16671 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Northern Arkansas: Glade Quest (Part 1)

Help us find glades in Northern Arkansas for conservation!

12600 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of Northern Arkansas: Glade Quest (Part 2)

Help us find glades in Northern Arkansas for conservation!

11038 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Cal State LA, Solo

specimens from the Cal State LA herbarium

5879 Digitizations

97.98% Completed


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Orange County Herbaria (part 2)

UC Irvine

5071 Digitizations

98.68% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Iris, Lilies, and Stargrasses of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Asparagales.

4665 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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NYBG Globe Spotter: Herbarium Inbox (Part 1)

Help connect researchers to global biodiversity data by identifying the geographic origin of these new additions to our herbarium

20032 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Camellias, Persimmons, and Jewelweeds of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant order Ericales.

11012 Digitizations

99.13% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 1st Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

4576 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Dr. T’s Ferntastic Collection: 6th Expedition

The sixth in a series of expeditions to transcribe ferns and lycophytes from the R. Dale Thomas Plant Collection at BRIT

1828 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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NYBG Globe Spotter: Herbarium Inbox (Part 2)

Help connect researchers to global biodiversity data by identifying the geographic origin of these new additions to our herbarium

16891 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 2nd Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

4567 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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NYBG Globe Spotter: Herbarium Inbox (Part 3)

Help connect researchers to global biodiversity data by identifying the geographic origin of these new additions to our herbarium

18316 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 3rd Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

4258 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 4th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

5840 Digitizations

97.33% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 5th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

6015 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 6th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

5692 Digitizations

94.87% Completed


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Cal State LA 2

More specimens from the Cal State LA herbarium

8026 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Wild Tomatillos of TX (TORCH)

Discover the diversity of plants in the genus Physalis, the ground cherries and tomatillos.

927 Digitizations

98.41% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 7th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

5987 Digitizations

99.78% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Milkworts, Drumheads, and Candyroots of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the plant family Polygalaceae.

6924 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 8th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

6265 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Orange County Herbaria, Part 3

IRVC herbarium specimens

3156 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 9th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

6046 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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Plants of the Ouachitas: Finding specimens from Hot Springs National Park

Help us find specimens that were collected from Hot Springs National Park!

4863 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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TORCH - Field Botany - Expedition #1

Join us for an expedition to document ferns, gymnosperms, and monocots of Texas.

3076 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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TORCH - Field Botany - Expedition #2

Join us for an expedition to document ferns, gymnosperms, and monocots of Texas.

3047 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Pines, Cedars, and Cypress of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the pines and relatives.

2802 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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TORCH - Field Botany - Expedition #3

Join us for an expedition to document ferns, gymnosperms, and monocots of Texas.

2892 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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WeDigFLPlants' Waterlillies, Spatterdocks, and Pondlillies of Florida

Transcribe historical label data from Florida specimens from the waterlillies and relatives.

1465 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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BRIT Texas Specimens - 10th Expedition

Texas specimens from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

5001 Digitizations

100.00% Completed


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