University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH)

Specialty: Worldwide, especially temperate North America and the Great Lakes region. Specific strengths include marine algae of eastern North America, West Indies, Alaska, and Pacific Islands; bryophytes of tropical America; Agaricaceae and Hymenogastraceae of western North America; vascular plants of Mexico, Iran, Himalayas, southwestern Pacific Region, and southeastern Asia; Cyperaceae, Malpighiaceae, and Myrtaceae of the New World.
Date Founded: 1837.
Project Manager: Garth Holman, gholman@umich.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 May 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 140,576 specimen records
  • 41,346 (29%) georeferenced
  • 133,727 (95%) with images (141,794 total images)
  • 138,916 (99%) identified to species
  • 140 families
  • 783 genera
  • 5,674 species
  • 6,388 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics