Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry (PIHG)

Founded: 1964. Specialty: Native and introduced plants of Florida, especially cultivated ornamentals. Collection includes over 15,000 dried plant specimens and a seed collection of about 1,500 vials.
Botanist: Patti J. Anderson, Ph.D., Patti.Anderson@fdacs.gov, 352-395-4701
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 February 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Division of Plant Industry
1911 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL   32608
Collection Statistics
  • 16,969 specimen records
  • 3 (0.02%) georeferenced
  • 16,060 (95%) with images (16,061 total images)
  • 14,622 (86%) identified to species
  • 322 families
  • 2,074 genera
  • 5,676 species
  • 5,701 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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