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: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 20 September 2018
Digital Metadata: EML File
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Botany Department
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA   19103
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 18,025 specimen records
  • 12,299 (68%) georeferenced
  • 17,241 (96%) with images
  • 17,222 (96%) identified to species
  • 111 families
  • 410 genera
  • 2,386 species
  • 2,486 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics