Kent State University Bryophyte Herbarium (KE)

Founded in 1921, the Tom S. & Miwako K. Cooperrider Herbarium at Kent State University (KE) currently houses approximately 93,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens. The collection primarily focuses on the flora of northeastern Ohio and adjacent regions. Significant collections include those of T. S. Cooperrider and his students, and the late 19th and early 20th century collections of Almon Rood and his contemporaries.

Contacts: Dylan Stover, dstover@kent.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 January 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 18,065 specimen records
  • 9,855 (55%) georeferenced
  • 16,707 (92%) identified to species
  • 118 families
  • 460 genera
  • 1,353 species
  • 1,346 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics