University of South Carolina Upstate Herbarium (USCS)

The herbarium at the University of South Carolina Upstate (formerly University of South Carolina Spartanburg) houses a collection of bryophytes and vascular plants with a focus on the Piedmont region of South Carolina. The collection was begun in the 1970s and most specimen were collected by or under the supervision of Dr. Gillian Newberry.

Contacts: Benjamin Montgomery, bmontgomery@uscupstate.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 9a26bc5f-b8ef-4fa8-b7e8-b8341e2e7823
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 17,886 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 17,848 (100%) with images (17,850 total images)
  • 17,798 (100%) identified to species
  • 177 families
  • 734 genera
  • 1,741 species
  • 1,896 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - South Carolina
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  • Abbeville (38)
  • Aiken (68)
  • Anderson (100)
  • Bamberg (12)
  • Beaufort (271)
  • Berkeley (44)
  • Calhoun (151)
  • Charleston (18)
  • Cherokee (2276)
  • Chester (1494)
  • Chesterfield (117)
  • Clarendon (46)
  • Colleton (10)
  • Dillon (48)
  • Dorchester (23)
  • Edgefield (8)
  • Fairfield (60)
  • Florence (9)
  • Georgetown (29)
  • Greenville (880)
  • Greenwood (12)
  • Hampton (30)
  • Horry (49)
  • Kershaw (28)
  • Lancaster (15)
  • Laurens (1570)
  • Lee (30)
  • Lexington (111)
  • Marion (2)
  • Marlboro (89)
  • McCormick (6)
  • Newberry (426)
  • Oconee (150)
  • Orangeburg (51)
  • Pickens (127)
  • Richland (62)
  • Saluda (1)
  • Spartanburg (4038)
  • Sumter (33)
  • Union (2414)
  • Union53 (1)
  • Williamsburg (45)
  • York (1199)