University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH)

Specialty: Worldwide, especially temperate North America and the Great Lakes region. Specific strengths include marine algae of eastern North America, West Indies, Alaska, and Pacific Islands; bryophytes of tropical America; Agaricaceae and Hymenogastraceae of western North America; vascular plants of Mexico, Iran, Himalayas, southwestern Pacific Region, and southeastern Asia; Cyperaceae, Malpighiaceae, and Myrtaceae of the New World.
Date Founded: 1837.
Contacts: Richard Rabeler, Collections Manager,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 530a6200-b385-4cbd-b184-d60dd25d37e2
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
Collection Statistics
  • 201,648 specimen records
  • 39,493 (20%) georeferenced
  • 170,382 (84%) with images (171,414 total images)
  • 3 GenBank genetic references
  • 192,130 (95%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 921 genera
  • 5,916 species
  • 7,169 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Greenland
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