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.
Contacts: Loans: see the MICH home page for request guidelines; for other inquiries, please use the following contact,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 25 May 2021
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 132,155 specimen records
  • 40,047 (30%) georeferenced
  • 126,026 (95%) with images (132,899 total images)
  • 130,173 (99%) identified to species
  • 139 families
  • 733 genera
  • 4,900 species
  • 5,514 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics