Rutgers University, Chrysler Herbarium (CHRB)

The Chrysler Herbarium is the last internationally recognized herbarium still in existence in the state of New Jersey. Approximately 120,000 plant, algal, moss and lichen specimens are arranged and catalogued systematically. The collection is world-wide in scope, with an emphasis on New Jersey.
Contact: Lena Struwe.- Director (lena.struwe@rutgers.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 5d97e489-2887-4f67-adca-4840a7f4d0bb
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Rutgers University
Collection Statistics
  • 2,670 specimen records
  • 1,152 (43%) georeferenced
  • 2,667 (100%) with images
  • 2,443 (91%) identified to species
  • 55 families
  • 145 genera
  • 527 species
  • 549 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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