University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

The USF Herbarium, with over 270,000 specimens, is the second largest collection in Florida, the seventh largest in the southeastern United States, and ranks in the upper third of the world's herbaria in size.
Contact: Alan R. Franck, Ph.D., Curator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 2,895 specimen records
  • 2,514 (87%) georeferenced
  • 2,300 (79%) with images
  • 2,534 (88%) identified to species
  • 94 families
  • 263 genera
  • 636 species
  • 661 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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