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,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 27 May 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
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 - Mississippi or Missouri
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