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: 22 September 2021
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 133,935 specimen records
  • 40,745 (30%) georeferenced
  • 127,051 (95%) with images (134,780 total images)
  • 131,727 (98%) identified to species
  • 139 families
  • 745 genera
  • 5,072 species
  • 5,678 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics