Description

B.A. Bennett Herbarium contains only Vascular Plants. With over 10,000 specimens, half of which are from Yukon, it is one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of vascular plants from the Territory. Visiting researchers and students are encouraged to use the herbarium.

The library includes all significant northern floras including floras of Russia, Scandinavia, Europe, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Additional resources include over 4,000 reprints primarily of literature relevant to the Yukon flora, including many historical accounts. Significant exchanges are currently made with UBC, ALA, CAN, DAO and to a lesser extent ALTA and WTU.

The collection was established in 1995 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.

Geographic range

Collections mainly from Yukon, British Columbia, Ontario, Alaska, Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Nunavut and Alberta.

The western most extent of the collection is: -155.918000°

The eastern most extent of the collection is: -74.619000°

The northern most extent of the collection is: 72.502000°

The southern most extent of the collection is: 41.837000°

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Bruce Bennett Herbarium is 10,267.

Of these 10,267 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.

Metadata last updated on 2018-01-11 15:56:28.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Bruce Bennett Herbarium has an estimated 10,267 specimens.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (10,267 records).

No database records for this collection can be accessed through the Canadensys Collections.

No records are available for viewing in the Canadensys Collections.

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