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 of fungi, lichens, bryophytes: Alison Harrington, alisonhh@umich.edu, +1(734)936-8028
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 November 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 141,515 specimen records
  • 41,404 (29%) georeferenced
  • 135,566 (96%) with images (143,833 total images)
  • 139,839 (99%) identified to species
  • 140 families
  • 793 genera
  • 5,738 species
  • 6,458 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics