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Michigan State University Herbarium Vascular Plants

Specimen Records: 65,326
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2015-02-20

The Vascular Plant collection is the oldest in the state, containing many specimens of historical importance. Nearly one-third of the collection was amassed by Dr. W.J. Beal during his 40 year tenure here. The collection is used locally by researchers and students working on systematic, evolutionary and ecological questions. Specimens are used in a service role to provide identifications for suspected plant poisoning cases, to aid in the identification of agricultural pests and to answer questions for local botanical enthusiasts.

Contacts

Name Alan Fryday
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailfryday@msu.edu
Name Alan Fryday
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailfryday@msu.edu
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
dwc_phylum_added  i64663
98.985
dwc_continent_replaced  i63081
96.563
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i62479
95.642
dwc_datasetid_added  i57831
88.527
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i57831
88.527
dwc_taxonid_added  i57831
88.527
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i57831
88.527
dwc_taxonrank_added  i57831
88.527
gbif_canonicalname_added  i57831
88.527
gbif_genericname_added  i57831
88.527
gbif_taxon_corrected  i57831
88.527
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i57101
87.409
gbif_vernacularname_added  i54657
83.668
gbif_reference_added  i50415
77.174
dwc_multimedia_added  i49049
75.083
dwc_order_replaced  i30674
46.955
taxon_match_failed  i24213
37.065
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i8461
12.952
dwc_family_replaced  i7288
11.156
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i5822
8.912
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i5524
8.456
geopoint_datum_missing  i5115
7.83
dwc_genus_replaced  i3182
4.871
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2809
4.3
dwc_specificepithet_added  i405
0.62
dwc_class_replaced  i256
0.392
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i223
0.341
geopoint_low_precision  i125
0.191
rev_geocode_mismatch  i64
0.098
dwc_family_added  i42
0.064
dwc_order_added  i42
0.064
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i24
0.037
rev_geocode_eez  i11
0.017
geopoint_datum_error  i9
0.014
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i7
0.011
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i7
0.011
dwc_country_replaced  i6
0.009
rev_geocode_corrected  i6
0.009
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i6
0.009
dwc_genus_added  i3
0.005
geopoint_0_coord  i1
0.002
geopoint_bounds  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_failure  i1
0.002
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