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.
Collection Manager: Alison Harrington,
Contacts: Loan requests,
Contacts: Data corrections/updates,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 May 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
Collection Statistics
  • 148,756 specimen records
  • 41,907 (28%) georeferenced
  • 142,548 (96%) with images (152,145 total images)
  • 147,097 (99%) identified to species
  • 137 families
  • 823 genera
  • 6,265 species
  • 7,042 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics