The SFA herbarium (ASTC) with more than 79000 specimens is the 4th largest
collection in Texas. In addition to housing specimens from throughout North
America, the collection represents nearly all of the roughly 2187
vascular plant species found in the eastern Texas Pineywoods. The collection's
curator is Dr. James Van Kley. The herbarium plays a vital role in
teaching and provides crucial plant identification support to our
Professionals engaged in research may visit the herbarium may
by appointment. We also entertain loan requests and facilitate specimen
exchanges with other herbaria.
*We will be putting selected images of specimens on line.
to see the holotype of Rudbeckia scabrifolia.