Indiana University Herbarium (IND)

The Department of Biology administers the Indiana University Herbarium (IND). Founded in 1885, the herbarium houses about 150,000 specimens of vascular plants, including the collections of Charles C. Deam on which the Flora of Indiana is based.
Contacts: Eric Knox, Director/Curator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 18 April 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 1,719 specimen records
  • 1,307 (76%) georeferenced
  • 1,677 (98%) with images
  • 1,677 (98%) identified to species
  • 78 families
  • 187 genera
  • 366 species
  • 373 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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