Deaver Herbarium (ASC) is home to more than 100,000 dried specimens of ferns,
conifers, and flowering plants collected primarily in northern Arizona and the adjacent deserts. As a permanent scientific repository, the Deaver Herbarium was assigned a permanent acronym, ASC, when NAU was called Arizona State College. The herbarium is a public facility
that supports a wide array of research projects and educational programs.
students and researchers by providing historical and contemporary specimens for study
Support courses taught in Biological Sciences and create opportunities for graduate and
undergraduate research and student curatorships
resource for students, professional botanists, private consultants, and the Flagstaff community