Lichen Collection of the Laurie L. Consaul Herbarium (UWO)

The Dr. Laurie L. Consaul Herbarium (UWO) comprises over 42,000 specimens of vascular plants, with best representation of the plants of southwestern Ontario, and sparse coverage of the remainder of Canada, the United States and other parts of the world. In addition there are several thousand specimens of Crataegus (Rosaceae) from all parts of North America including Mexico as well as small bryophyte, fungi and lichen collections.

Assistant to the Curator: Kris Mendola,, 519-661-2111 ext. 86506
Curator: Greg Thorn,, 519-661-2111 ext. 88647
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 1d6818fa-2daa-4787-9617-02f59eaf7e70
Digital Metadata: EML File
Dr. Laurie L. Consaul Herbarium
Department of Biology, Western University
Biological & Geological Sciences Building
London, Ontario   N6A 5B7
+1(519)661-2111 ext.86506
Collection Statistics
  • 770 specimen records
  • 668 (87%) georeferenced
  • 731 (95%) identified to species
  • 31 families
  • 62 genera
  • 185 species
  • 193 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution