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Berea College, Ralph L. Thompson Herbarium

Specimen Records: 27,398
Media Records: 23,979
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2023-01-11

The Ralph L. Thompson Herbarium contains approximately 22,000 specimens. Formerly located at Berea College, it is now permanently housed at Eastern Kentucky University alongside the Ronald L. Jones Herbarium. Together, these two herbaria contain over 100,000 specimens and are 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 Kentucky and contiguous states, and nearly all specimens are of vascular plants. A number of important sets of specimens are housed at BEREA, including sets from several published floras, especially of surfaced mined lands. Important collectors include J. R. Abbott, R. A. Gelis, J. D. Pittillo, D. D. Taylor, R. L. Thompson.

Contacts

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Emailherrick.brown@gmail.com
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Emailherrick.brown@gmail.com
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Emailrobert.pace@eku.edu
Name Robert Pace
RoleFacilities Admin & Coordinator
Emailrobert.pace@eku.edu
Name Robert Pace
RoleFacilities Admin & Coordinator
Emailrobert.pace@eku.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.
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