Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium (MMNS)

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium currently consists of over ~70,000 mounted plant specimens, with approximately 2,000 unmounted specimens in various stages of preparation. Collections from ~29 states are found in the herbarium; however, the majority of the collection (93%) is composed of specimens from Mississippi.
Contact: Heather Sullivan (heather.sullivan@mmns.state.ms.us)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 March 2015
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi   39202
USA
601/ 576 6000
Collection Statistics
  • 38,344 specimen records
  • 34,630 (90%) georeferenced
  • 11,908 (31%) with images
  • 37,040 (97%) identified to species
  • 198 families
  • 1,025 genera
  • 3,136 species
  • 3,680 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics