Carl W. Sharsmith Herbarium, San Jose State University - Lichens (SJSU)

Founded in 1945 by Dr. Carl Sharsmith, the herbarium at San Jose State University houses a collection of more than 18,500 dried plant specimens. Many specimens were collected over Dr. Sharsmith's long career as a university professor and natural history ranger at Yosemite National Park. The collection is actively curated with approximately 500 new specimens being added every year.

Curator: Lars Rosengreen,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 463fe5bf-3f7a-4ca1-9da9-4adc3aa7e8d7
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 5 (100%) identified to species
  • 2 families
  • 4 genera
  • 5 species
  • 5 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics