Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge Herbarium (USFWS-FSNWR)

Established in 1959, Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge is one of the over 550 refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System - a network of lands set aside and managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Fish Springs NWR covers 17,992 acres between two mountains ranges in the southern end of the Great Salt Lake Desert in western Utah. Specimens collected at the refuge come from Eric Bolen, Amy Sullivan, Renee Warnek, and Adriano Tsinigine. Habitat ranges from Mudflats, Wetlands, and to Great Basin Desert shrublands. Please follow Refuge regulations to help protect the wildlife that resides here. All plants, animals, rocks, and cultural artifacts are protected. Molesting, disturbing, injuring, destroying, or removing any plant/animal/rock is prohibited. When in doubt as to any regulation, contact a member of the Refuge staff.
Station Manager: Patrick Moffett,, 435-695-3122
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 8df3b1fb-f0b4-48c9-bd2a-262bc382f68a
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Collection Statistics
  • 188 specimen records
  • 35 (19%) georeferenced
  • 186 (99%) identified to species
  • 43 families
  • 115 genera
  • 137 species
  • 146 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Verbena (1)