Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium (HSU)

Update: HSU transferred to BRIT on 4 November 2021. Contact the BRIT Herbarium, herbarium@brit.org. Founded in 1964, the Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium contains approximately 5,500 specimens, most of which are from Texas, and with a special emphasis on Taylor County. This herbarium collection is being digitized with support from the National Science Foundation (Award #:1902078) in collaboration with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (contact: Tiana Rehman, trehman@brit.org).

Digitization Lead: Tiana Rehman, trehman@brit.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fa909cad-9082-48ef-a65e-31ab4ee82eac
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5,970 specimen records
  • 1,312 (22%) georeferenced
  • 5,145 (86%) with images (5,145 total images)
  • 5,763 (97%) identified to species
  • 149 families
  • 768 genera
  • 2,048 species
  • 2,304 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Texas
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that term
  • Abilene (1)
  • Archer (11)
  • Armstrong (2)
  • Atascosa (1)
  • Austin (2)
  • Baylor (2)
  • Bexar (2)
  • Borden (59)
  • Brazos (2)
  • Brewster (4)
  • Brown (8)
  • Buffalo (1)
  • Burnet (4)
  • Calahan (1)
  • Callahan (117)
  • Cameron (1)
  • Childress (2)
  • Clay (1)
  • Coke (3)
  • Coleman (21)
  • Comanche (4)
  • Crockett (4)
  • Culberson (13)
  • Denton (1)
  • Dickens (2)
  • Eastland (60)
  • Ector (1)
  • El Paso (2)
  • Erath (22)
  • Fannin (1)
  • Fisher (7)
  • Gaines (3)
  • Galveston (3)
  • Gillespie (4)
  • Gonzales (2)
  • Harris (10)
  • Haskell (5)
  • Hood (14)
  • Hopkins (1)
  • Hudspeth (1)
  • Irion (2)
  • Jeff Davis (7)
  • Jefferson (1)
  • Johnson (7)
  • Jones (213)
  • Kaufman (3)
  • Kimble (3)
  • Knox (9)
  • La Salle (1)
  • Lampasas (6)
  • Live Oak (1)
  • Llano (3)
  • Lubbock (2)
  • Mason (5)
  • McLennan (1)
  • McMullen (1)
  • Menard (1)
  • Mitchell (43)
  • Montgomery (2)
  • Nolan (38)
  • Palo Pinto (101)
  • Parker (16)
  • Randall (13)
  • Reagan (1)
  • Real (5)
  • Runnels (12)
  • San Patricio (2)
  • Scurry (1)
  • Shackelford (85)
  • Stephens (31)
  • Stonewall (14)
  • Tarrant (2)
  • Taylor (2049)
  • Tayor (1)
  • Throckmorton (1)
  • Tom Green (4)
  • Travis (50)
  • Uvalde (2)
  • Wichita (60)
  • Wilbarger (20)
  • Williamson (6)
  • Winkler (2)
  • Wood (2)
  • Yoakum (1)
  • Young (1)