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.
Contacts: Richard Rabeler, Collections Manager (rabeler@umich.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 530a6200-b385-4cbd-b184-d60dd25d37e2
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
University of Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor, MI   48108-2228
734-615-6200
Collection Statistics
  • 201,648 specimen records
  • 39,485 (20%) georeferenced
  • 170,382 (84%) with images (171,414 total images)
  • 192,258 (95%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 932 genera
  • 6,050 species
  • 7,315 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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  • Abildgaardia (37)
  • Amphiscirpus (9)
  • Blysmopsis (10)
  • Bolboschoenus (185)
  • Bulbostylis (631)
  • Calliscirpus (11)
  • Calyptrocarya (1)
  • Carex (49944)
  • Cladium (241)
  • Cymophyllus (20)
  • Cyperus (5053)
  • Cypringlea (5)
  • Dulichium (252)
  • Eleocharis (3372)
  • Eriophorum (1142)
  • Fimbristylis (1113)
  • Fuirena (271)
  • Hemicarpha (29)
  • Hypolytrum (2)
  • Isolepis (82)
  • Karinia (9)
  • Kobresia (68)
  • Kyllinga (206)
  • Lagenocarpus (1)
  • Lipocarpha (107)
  • Oxycaryum (12)
  • Psilocarya (33)
  • Remirea (1)
  • Rhynchospora (2535)
  • Schoenoplectiella (170)
  • Schoenoplectus (599)
  • Schoenus (16)
  • Scirpus (1809)
  • Scleria (630)
  • Trichophorum (260)
  • Uncinia (16)
  • Websteria (3)