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: Patricia Rogers - collection manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: f10e8ca9-d3f7-4dc5-b8c1-33e9ad82795c
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 127,816 specimen records
  • 46,095 (36%) georeferenced
  • 125,913 (99%) with images
  • 125,730 (98%) identified to species
  • 146 families
  • 677 genera
  • 4,222 species
  • 4,795 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics