Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium (HSU)

Update: HSU transferred to BRIT on 4 November 2021. Contact the BRIT Herbarium, herbarium@brit.org. Founded in 1964, the Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium contains approximately 5,500 specimens, most of which are from Texas, and with a special emphasis on Taylor County. This herbarium collection is being digitized with support from the National Science Foundation (Award #:1902078) in collaboration with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (contact: Tiana Rehman, trehman@brit.org).

Digitization Lead: Tiana Rehman, trehman@brit.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fa909cad-9082-48ef-a65e-31ab4ee82eac
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5,970 specimen records
  • 1,312 (22%) georeferenced
  • 5,145 (86%) with images (5,145 total images)
  • 5,763 (97%) identified to species
  • 149 families
  • 768 genera
  • 2,048 species
  • 2,304 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Ribes (6)