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
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acacia (7)
  • Acaciella (3)
  • Aeschynomene (4)
  • Albizia (2)
  • Amorpha (28)
  • Amphicarpaea (77)
  • Apios (63)
  • Astragalus (58)
  • Ateleia (2)
  • Baptisia (35)
  • Bauhinia (5)
  • Brasilettia (1)
  • Brongniartia (1)
  • Caesalpinia (1)
  • Calliandra (7)
  • Calopogonium (2)
  • Canavalia (3)
  • Caragana (3)
  • Cassia (35)
  • Centrosema (1)
  • Cercis (37)
  • Chaetocalyx (1)
  • Chamaecrista (88)
  • Cladrastis (1)
  • Clitoria (2)
  • Cojoba (2)
  • Conzattia (1)
  • Coronilla (16)
  • Coursetia (1)
  • Cracca (2)
  • Crotalaria (5)
  • Cytisus (2)
  • Dalbergia (2)
  • Dalea (30)
  • Desmanthus (4)
  • Desmodium (397)
  • Eriosema (3)
  • Erythrina (3)
  • Eysenhardtia (1)
  • Galactia (2)
  • Galega (1)
  • Gleditsia (9)
  • Glycine (1)
  • Gymnocladus (16)
  • Hedysarum (1)
  • Homalobus (1)
  • Hosackia (1)
  • Hylodesmum (2)
  • Indigofera (4)
  • Inga (3)
  • Lathyrus (357)
  • Lespedeza (215)
  • Leucaena (3)
  • Lonchocarpus (5)
  • Lotus (37)
  • Lupinus (1620)
  • Lysiloma (1)
  • Macroptilium (1)
  • Marina (8)
  • Medicago (150)
  • Meibomia (2)
  • Melilotus (142)
  • Mimosa (19)
  • Nissolia (1)
  • Odonia (1)
  • Olneya (1)
  • Ormosia (1)
  • Oxytropis (2)
  • Parosela (5)
  • Phaseolus (23)
  • Piscidia (1)
  • Pithecellobium (3)
  • Psoralea (2)
  • Pterocarpus (2)
  • Pueraria (1)
  • Ramirezella (2)
  • Rhynchosia (6)
  • Robinia (63)
  • Schrankia (1)
  • Senegalia (1)
  • Senna (13)
  • Strophostyles (9)
  • Stylosanthes (2)
  • Tephrosia (44)
  • Thermopsis (1)
  • Trifolium (324)
  • Vachellia (1)
  • Vicia (258)
  • Willardia (1)
  • Wisteria (5)
  • Zornia (1)
  • Zygia (1)