Colorado College, Carter Herbarium (COCO)

The research focus of the CC Herbarium is on the flora of the Pikes Peak region that includes El Paso, Teller, Pueblo, and Fremont Counties. A flora of the Pikes Peak region has been developed based on the fieldwork of Tass Kelso over the past 20 years, and plant records from this herbarium and regional herbaria such as those at University of Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Wyoming.

Contacts: Shane Heschel,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 64e97804-7af3-4990-8bc8-4c47d4034099
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 11,433 specimen records
  • 8,811 (77%) georeferenced
  • 10,807 (95%) with images (10,809 total images)
  • 11,034 (97%) identified to species
  • 206 families
  • 684 genera
  • 1,666 species
  • 1,671 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Cystopteris (3)
  • Gymnocarpium (1)
  • Woodsia (13)