Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

PH (the official, internationally recognized abbreviation for the herbarium at the Academy of Natural Sciences) is the oldest institutional herbarium in U.S. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850, with some dating from as early as 1689.
Contact: Alina Freire-Fierro, Collection Manager (freirefierro@ansp.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 30 July 2012
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 47,952 specimen records
  • 24,339 (51%) georeferenced
  • 34,108 (71%) with images
  • 40,779 (85%) identified to species
  • 139 families
  • 520 genera
  • 2,780 species
  • 3,139 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics