University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

The USF Herbarium, with nearly 270,000 specimens, is the second largest collection in Florida, the seventh largest in the southeastern United States, and ranks in the upper third of the world's herbaria in size.
Contact: Alan R. Franck, Ph.D., Curator (afranck@mail.usf.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 1,452 specimen records
  • 663 (46%) georeferenced
  • 434 (30%) with images
  • 1,340 (92%) identified to species
  • 47 families
  • 131 genera
  • 465 species
  • 478 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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