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Recent Plant Photos

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Alabama Herbarium Consortium

The Alabama Herbarium Consortium was unofficially established as the Flora of Alabama Checklist Committee in 2001 in order to create a checklist of all vascular plant species that occur in the state. The AHC is composed of state herbaria and affiliated staff that curate a wealth of data detailing the flora of Alabama.  These herbaria are at the following locations:  Anniston Museum of Natural History, Auburn University, Jacksonville State University, Samford University, Troy University, University of Alabama, University of North Alabama, University of South Alabama, and the University of West Alabama.

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Atlas Statistics

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Atlas Statistics
Statistic Value
Number of Plant Species 4,302
Number of Plant Images 4,660
Number of Specimens Digitized 241,444
Number of Specimen Images 209,353

About the Atlas

The Alabama Plant Atlas is a joint effort by the Alabama Herbarium Consortium (AHC) and The University of West Alabama to provide users with a comprehensive searchable database of plants that occur in the state of Alabama.

Alabama is the ninth most floristically diverse state in the United States with over 3000 species of native lycopytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and flowering plants,   The flora of Alabama contains over 4000 taxa when native and naturalized species are considered.  The Alabama Plant Atlas provides a source of information for each species including the distribution within the state using historical and recent data.

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