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Eastern Kentucky University, Ronald L. Jones Herbarium

Specimen Records: 82,901
Media Records: 76,037
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-10-30

The EKU Herbarium (EKY) contains ~77,000 specimens and is the largest collection in Kentucky, and the second largest in the Kentucky-Tennessee region (surpassed only by the University of Tennessee). Most specimens are from central and eastern Kentucky, but also there is a good representation of western Kentucky and of the southeastern United States. There is also a set of woody plant specimens recently collected in Costa Rica. Nearly all specimens are of vascular plants. A number of important sets of specimens are housed at EKY, including sets from Lilley Cornett Woods, Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory, Pine Mountain, Breaks Interstate Park, Brodhead Swamp, the headwater regions of the Green River, collections from the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, collections of Mary Wharton, E.T. Browne, Raymond Athey, and county collections from Madison, Estill, Jackson, and Garrard Counties.

Contacts

Namenone
Rolenone
Emailherrick.brown@gmail.com
Namenone
Rolenone
Emailherrick.brown@gmail.com
Name Brad Ruhfel
RoleAssociate Professor & Curator
Emailbrad.ruhfel@eku.edu
Name Brad Ruhfel
RoleAssociate Professor & Curator
Emailbrad.ruhfel@eku.edu
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • Raw
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
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83.523
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83.523
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83.311
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82.246
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3.111
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0.005
dwc_country_replaced  i3
0.004
dwc_taxonremarks_replaced  i3
0.004
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i2
0.002
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