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 - Michigan
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that term
  • Alcona (1174)
  • Alger (2310)
  • Alger or Schoolcraft (2)
  • Allegan (2630)
  • Allegan or Barry (7)
  • Alpena (1760)
  • Antrim (935)
  • Arenac (655)
  • Baraga (886)
  • Barry (1065)
  • Bay (398)
  • Benzie (1375)
  • Benzie or Leelanau (3)
  • Berrien (2389)
  • Berrien or Cass (4)
  • Branch (477)
  • Branch or Hillsdale (1)
  • Branch or St. Joseph (4)
  • Calhoun (628)
  • Cass (989)
  • Cass or Van Buren (44)
  • Cass, or Van Buren (1)
  • Charlevoix (2264)
  • Cheboygan (3894)
  • Cheboygan or Emmet (46)
  • Chippewa (2819)
  • Chippewa Or Ontario (1)
  • Chippewa or Mackinac (2)
  • Clare (477)
  • Clinton (436)
  • Crawford (1352)
  • Delta (1988)
  • Dickinson (747)
  • Eaton (268)
  • Emmet (2815)
  • Genesee (557)
  • Genesee or Livingston (9)
  • Gladwin (342)
  • Gogebic (1409)
  • Gogebic or Ontonagon (13)
  • Grand Traverse (1225)
  • Grand Traverse or Leelanau (1)
  • Grand Traverse or Wexford (1)
  • Gratiot (1141)
  • Gratiot or Saginaw (2)
  • Hillsdale (1525)
  • Houghton (2343)
  • Houghton or Keweenaw (11)
  • Huron (730)
  • Huron or Tuscola (1)
  • Ingham (1026)
  • Ingham or Kent (2)
  • Ionia (731)
  • Iosco (1099)
  • Iron (1059)
  • Isabella (229)
  • Jackson (1587)
  • Jackson or Lenawee (1)
  • Jackson or Washtenaw (1)
  • Kalamazoo (2421)
  • Kalkaska (903)
  • Kent (4803)
  • Keweenaw (6054)
  • Lake (1050)
  • Lapeer (845)
  • Leelanau (3017)
  • Lenawee (4356)
  • Livingston (2219)
  • Livingston or Washtenaw (12)
  • Luce (1081)
  • Luce or Mackinac (8)
  • Mackinac (3358)
  • Mackinac or Schoolcraft (3)
  • Macomb (286)
  • Macomb or St. Clair (60)
  • Manistee (948)
  • Marquette (2311)
  • Mason (1494)
  • Mecosta (1118)
  • Mecosta or Osceola (1)
  • Menominee (1502)
  • Midland (1429)
  • Missaukee (377)
  • Missaukee or Roscommon (24)
  • Monroe (2050)
  • Montcalm (512)
  • Montmorency (1059)
  • Muskegon (1021)
  • Muskegon or Oceana (1)
  • Newaygo (1451)
  • Oakland (2611)
  • Oakland or Wayne (7)
  • Oceana (599)
  • Ogemaw (570)
  • Ontonagon (1652)
  • Osceola (322)
  • Oscoda (1003)
  • Otsego (597)
  • Ottawa (1192)
  • Presque Isle (1450)
  • Roscommon (650)
  • Saginaw (977)
  • Sanilac (302)
  • Schoolcraft (2964)
  • Shiawassee (358)
  • St. Clair (3121)
  • St. Joseph (779)
  • Tuscola (889)
  • Van Buren (1159)
  • Washtenaw (11616)
  • Washtenaw or Wayne (4)
  • Wayne (2891)
  • Wexford (384)
  • no data (17)
  • unknown (84)