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.
Contacts: Jordan Teisher, Collection Manager, jkteisher@drexel.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 921fe619-c251-4b3b-9ee4-447c586b44cb
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 55,044 specimen records
  • 25,529 (46%) georeferenced
  • 41,499 (75%) with images (48,865 total images)
  • 45,450 (83%) identified to species
  • 188 families
  • 655 genera
  • 3,537 species
  • 3,815 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics