Terrestrial Plant Collection (Leaf Tissue) (NEON-TPLC-LT)

SAMPLES ARE CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE. Please contact the NEON Biorepository for information about when these samples will become available. Plant tissue collected from select plant species during plant diversity sampling (NEON sample class: div_geneticarchive_in.geneticSampleID). Plant species diversity is measured once or twice annually in the field. The plot-based method yields plant species data at multiple scales that provide an understanding of changes in composition, distribution, and abundance of native and non-native plant species. A subset of observed plant species is collected and archived. Leaf tissue is also collected and curated for analysis of plant genetic diversity over space and time. Leaf tissue collected in the field is immediately placed in coin envelopes, then into resealable plastic bags filled with desiccant to begin the air-drying process. Once dry, leaf tissue is shipped to the NEON Biorepository where it is archived in its original coin envelope at -80 degrees Celsius. See TOS Protocol and Procedure: Plant Diversity Sampling and TOS Science Design for Plant Diversity (https://data.neonscience.org/documents) for more information about this sample class. NEON datasets (https://data.neonscience.org/home) associated with this sample class include Plant Presence and Percent Cover.
Contact: NEON Biorepository (biorepo@asu.edu)
Related link: https://biorepo.neonscience.org/
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 4d84b758-d878-4a77-bb84-ea1384c4ca69
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Collection Statistics
  • 1 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
Extra Statistics
Show Geographic Distribution
Show Family Distribution
Taxon Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family