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.

Collection Manager: Brad Ruhfel, umherb-data@umich.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 27 May 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
University of Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
U.S.A.
734-615-6200
Collection Statistics
  • 435,869 specimen records
  • 166,744 (38%) georeferenced
  • 347,382 (80%) with images (518,199 total images)
  • 3 GenBank genetic references
  • 415,092 (95%) identified to species
  • 300 families
  • 3,324 genera
  • 22,482 species
  • 25,489 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Alaska
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  • Aleutians East (61)
  • Aleutians West (563)
  • Anchorage (26)
  • Bethel (28)
  • Bristol Bay (4)
  • Chugach (1)
  • Denali (55)
  • Denali or Kenai Peninsula (2)
  • Denali or Matanuska-Susitna (2)
  • Dillingham (1)
  • Fairbanks North Star (76)
  • Haines (9)
  • Hoonah-Angoon (18)
  • Juneau (37)
  • Kenai Peninsula (157)
  • Kenai Peninsula or Denali (1)
  • Ketchikan Gateway (14)
  • Kodiak Island (107)
  • Kusilvak (4)
  • Lake and Peninsula (28)
  • Matanuska-Susitna (53)
  • Nome (101)
  • North Slope (312)
  • Northwest Arctic (48)
  • Prince of Wales-Hyder (3)
  • Sitka (9)
  • Skagway (7)
  • Southeast Fairbanks (63)
  • Valdez-Cordova (134)
  • Wade Hampton (1)
  • Wrangell or Petersburg (44)
  • Yakutat (9)
  • Yukon (24)
  • Yukon-Koyukuk (181)
  • no data (435)