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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

PH (the botanical herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences) is the oldest institutional herbarium in the United States. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850. The diatom herbarium (ANSP) is managed separately.
Contact: Tatyana Livshultz (ans_ph_herbarium@drexel.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 30 July 2012
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Botany Department
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA   19103
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 18,025 specimen records
  • 12,301 (68%) georeferenced
  • 17,241 (96%) with images
  • 17,222 (96%) identified to species
  • 111 families
  • 406 genera
  • 2,369 species
  • 2,486 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics