Carnegie Museum of Natural History Herbarium (CM-Botany)

The Carnegie Museum herbarium (CM) has over 540,000 worldwide vascular plant specimens as well as the best representation in any herbarium of specimens from western Pennsylvania and the Upper Ohio Basin. CM holds the private herbarium of Hannibal and Tyrecca Davis containing 20,000 specimens with a concentration on Rubus (Rosaceae).

Contacts: Bonnie L. Isaac, IsaacB@CarnegieMNH.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 5 October 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Collection Statistics
  • 540,540 specimen records
  • 292,345 (54%) georeferenced
  • 191,474 (35%) with images (191,490 total images)
  • 499,581 (92%) identified to species
  • 446 families
  • 6,285 genera
  • 41,075 species
  • 46,180 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics