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Wheeler Orchid Collection and Species Bank, Ball State University

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United States of America - Indiana - Muncie

Institution Code: WOCSB

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Wheeler Orchid Collection and Species Bank, Ball State University
Field Station and Environmental Education Center, Department of Biology
2000 W. University Avenue
Indiana 47306 United States of America

Telephone: (765) 285-8839
Fax: (765) 285-8804
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Sharyl Grant, Field Coordinator
    Curator's Name: Cheryl LeBlanc, Curator/Ecologist
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1970
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 40.1972321
    Longitude: -85.4088412
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: No
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1800
  • Special Collections:Orchidaceae
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes