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Rocky Mountain Herbarium Library

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The Rocky Mountain Herbarium Library is an official non-circulating branch of the University of Wyoming Libraries. It contains an excellent collection of systematics literature for North America and major floristics and systematics treatments for the world.

  • specializes in the systematic classification of vascular plants
  • particularly strong in coverage of western North America
  • the collection is also strong in historic taxonomic literature and contains microfiche editions of historically important herbaria and type collections
  • the Meckler Collection microfiche includes over 4,500 book titles which form the basic core of historical plant taxonomic literature
  • materials in the Herbarium Library are technical reference copies and may not be checked out
  • anyone eligible to use the University Libraries in general is also welcome to use the Rocky Mountain Herbarium Library