Catalina Island Conservancy Herbarium (CATA)

The Catalina Island Conservancy Herbarium houses about 2,000 vascular plant specimens. All specimens were collected on Santa Catalina Island. 73% of the specimens were collected in the 1970's and 1990's by Mark L. Hoefs.
Monica Tydlaska, Plant Program Lead Technician (MTydlaska@catalinaconservancy.org)
Ben Dion, Plant Program Lead Technician, Lead Curator (BDion@catalinaconservancy.org)
Ryan Murdoff, Plant Conservation Manager (rmurdoff@catalinaconservancy.org)
Contact: Benjamin J. Dion (bdion@catalinaconservancy.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 15 July 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 3,617 specimen records
  • 2,605 (72%) georeferenced
  • 3,581 (99%) identified to species
  • 115 families
  • 437 genera
  • 715 species
  • 871 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics