University of Vermont, Pringle Herbarium, North American lichens (VT)

The Pringle Herbarium (VT) contains 300,000 specimens, including vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, algae and fungi. Of these, this portal contains about 5100 lichen specimens, including all of our North American specimens. Other digitization projects cover type specimens, vascular plant specimens, North American bryophytes, macroalgae and macrofungi. These images and data are available through various portals. The herbarium does not maintain its own online database.
Contact: Dorothy Allard, Virtual Herbarium Coordinator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 41350160-ae9d-4102-929d-be342457c1af
Live Data Download: Login for access
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Vermont
Collection Statistics
  • 5,081 specimen records
  • 3,563 (70%) georeferenced
  • 5,077 (100%) with images
  • 4,584 (90%) identified to species
  • 73 families
  • 191 genera
  • 1,232 species
  • 1,377 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics