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Rocky Mountain Herbarium

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The Rocky Mountain Herbarium, which includes the U.S. Forest Service National Herbarium and the W.G. Solheim Mycological Herbarium, collectively contains more than one million specimens and an additional 300,000 that await mounting. The RM Specimen Database is a window into the collections. It contains specimen records that may be searched and the species distributions displayed.

Curator: Burrell “Ernie” Nelson

          307 766 2236                                                                          

Location: Aven Nelson Building, Third Floor

          UW Campus (See Google Map)

          9th Street at University Ave.

Mailing Address:

         1000 E. University Ave.

         University of Wyoming

         ATTN: RM Herbarium, Burrell Nelson

         Laramie, Wyoming 82072-3165


For information on ordering Dorn books from the Herbarium, click here.
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Department of Botany

Aven Nelson Building, 3rd floor

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2236

Fax: 1-307-766-2851


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