University of Tennessee Lichen Herbarium (TENN)

Our lichen collection is strongly representative of the southeastern U.S., chiefly Tennessee and the southern Appalachians.
Contacts: Margaret Oliver, Collections Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: c04ce95d-61fb-4708-b6b0-77c2eaf24cc1
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 8,194 specimen records
  • 5,525 (67%) georeferenced
  • 7,933 (97%) with images
  • 6,750 (82%) identified to species
  • 75 families
  • 173 genera
  • 1,154 species
  • 1,150 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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