University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH)

Specialty: Worldwide, especially temperate North America and the Great Lakes region. Specific strengths include marine algae of eastern North America, West Indies, Alaska, and Pacific Islands; bryophytes of tropical America; Agaricaceae and Hymenogastraceae of western North America; vascular plants of Mexico, Iran, Himalayas, southwestern Pacific Region, and southeastern Asia; Cyperaceae, Malpighiaceae, and Myrtaceae of the New World.
Date Founded: 1837.

Collection Manager: Brad Ruhfel,
Collection Manager: Aly Baumgartner,
Technical Support: Garth Holman,
Technical Support: Matthew Cruz,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 28 April 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
Collection Statistics
  • 554,744 specimen records
  • 177,450 (32%) georeferenced
  • 463,411 (84%) with images (645,676 total images)
  • 3 GenBank genetic references
  • 524,327 (95%) identified to species
  • 359 families
  • 5,372 genera
  • 40,911 species
  • 45,303 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution