Northeastern State University, Joe M. Anderson Herbarium (NOSU-NOSU)

The Joe M. Anderson Herbarium was founded in 1970 and is housed at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. Northeastern State University  is a public higher education institution, and is the oldest institution of higher learning in Oklahoma. The herbarium has approximately 5170 specimens, and faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students have been actively adding specimens to the collection each year. The collection is focused on the regional plants of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas, with a number of specimens collected by forester Elbert L Little Jr. (1907-2004).

Curator: Lizz Waring,, +1 (918) 444-3002
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 59f6ce21-10fb-4b2e-be11-62e775c71b57
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,540 specimen records
  • 3,032 (67%) georeferenced
  • 1,463 (32%) with images (1,463 total images)
  • 3,073 (68%) identified to species
  • 108 families
  • 432 genera
  • 780 species
  • 842 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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