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
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Ceratiola (2)
  • Chimaphila (40)
  • Epigaea (19)
  • Gaylussacia (17)
  • Hypopitys (11)
  • Kalmia (46)
  • Leiophyllum (5)
  • Leucothoe (58)
  • Lyonia (29)
  • Menziesia (1)
  • Monotropa (25)
  • Monotropsis (1)
  • Oxydendrum (16)
  • Pieris (2)
  • Rhododendron (158)
  • Vaccinium (161)
  • Zenobia (3)