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University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH)

The University of Michigan Herbarium is home to some of the finest botanical collections in the world. The 1.7 million specimens of vascular plants, algae, bryophytes, fungi, and lichens combined with the expertise of the faculty-curators, students, and staff provide a world-class facility for teaching and research in systematic biology and biodiversity studies.
Curator of Fungi & Lichens: Timothy Y. James,
Collection Manager: Alison Harrington,
Contacts: Loan requests,
Contacts: Data corrections/updates,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 May 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Michigan Herbarium
Research Museums Center
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
Collection Statistics
  • 48,962 specimen records
  • 10,037 (20%) georeferenced
  • 45,981 (94%) with images (89,859 total images)
  • 46,181 (94%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 438 genera
  • 4,078 species
  • 4,407 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution