Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Bryophyte Collection (SBBG)

The SBBG herbaria house the region's largest scientific collection of preserved Central Coast and California Channel Islands vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, and macrofungi. Across these collections, the Garden curates approximately 210,000 specimens. Vascular plant specimen data are served on this portal ( Lichen specimen data are served on the Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria ( Macrofungus specimen data are served on the Mycology Collections Portal ( Bryophyte data are served here on the Bryophyte Portal.

Director: C. Matt Guilliams,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 948e88e5-74e4-495a-afda-0ad722d5d92d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 731 specimen records
  • 451 (62%) georeferenced
  • 665 (91%) identified to species
  • 59 families
  • 105 genera
  • 217 species
  • 221 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics