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.
Contacts: Jordan Teisher,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: cb974399-6966-4d9a-9755-515c9c5d0929
Digital Metadata: EML File
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Botany Department
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA   19103
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 20,750 specimen records
  • 12,909 (62%) georeferenced
  • 17,563 (85%) with images (23,939 total images)
  • 17,555 (85%) identified to species
  • 125 families
  • 455 genera
  • 3,013 species
  • 2,600 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics