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
  • Aakia (2)
  • Achnatherum (218)
  • Acroceras (2)
  • Aegilops (22)
  • Aegopogon (3)
  • Agropogon (10)
  • Agropyron (374)
  • Agrostis (1560)
  • Aira (67)
  • Allolepis (3)
  • Alopecurus (358)
  • Amelichloa (6)
  • Ammophila (126)
  • Amphibromus (1)
  • Amphicarpum (30)
  • Andropogon (792)
  • Anthaenantia (58)
  • Anthenantia (1)
  • Anthephora (32)
  • Anthoxanthum (294)
  • Apera (18)
  • Arctagrostis (73)
  • Arctophila (31)
  • Arctopoa (21)
  • Aristida (1528)
  • Arrhenatherum (55)
  • Arthraxon (30)
  • Arthrostylidium (2)
  • Arundinaria (59)
  • Arundinella (39)
  • Arundo (28)
  • Aulonemia (3)
  • Avena (98)
  • Avenella (68)
  • Avenula (8)
  • Axonopus (72)
  • Bambusa (4)
  • Bealia (2)
  • Beckmannia (89)
  • Blepharidachne (5)
  • Blepharoneuron (2)
  • Bothriochloa (285)
  • Bouteloua (1605)
  • Brachiaria (41)
  • Brachyelytrum (155)
  • Brachypodium (53)
  • Briza (75)
  • Bromus (2040)
  • Buchloe (33)
  • Calamagrostis (997)
  • Calamovilfa (154)
  • Catabrosa (23)
  • Catapodium (5)
  • Cathestecum (25)
  • Cenchrus (534)
  • Chaboissaea (15)
  • Chaetium (19)
  • Chascolytrum (6)
  • Chasmanthium (134)
  • Chloris (289)
  • Chrysopogon (4)
  • Chusquea (38)
  • Cinna (295)
  • Coelorachis (5)
  • Coix (7)
  • Coleanthus (1)
  • Coleataenia (212)
  • Cortaderia (4)
  • Corynephorus (2)
  • Cottea (10)
  • Crypsis (22)
  • Cryptochloa (5)
  • Ctenium (30)
  • Cyclostachya (2)
  • Cymbopogon (1)
  • Cynodon (141)
  • Cynosurus (17)
  • Dactylis (159)
  • Dactyloctenium (84)
  • Dallwatsonia (24)
  • Danthonia (545)
  • Dasyochloa (81)
  • Dasypyrum (1)
  • Deschampsia (584)
  • Diarrhena (56)
  • Dichanthelium (2880)
  • Dichanthium (7)
  • Digitaria (707)
  • Dinebra (77)
  • Diplachne (112)
  • Disakisperma (24)
  • Dissanthelium (2)
  • Distichlis (162)
  • Duarctopoa (1)
  • Dupontia (21)
  • Echinochloa (575)
  • Eleusine (129)
  • Elionurus (67)
  • Elyhordeum (20)
  • Elyleymus (2)
  • Elymus (1642)
  • Enneapogon (41)
  • Enteropogon (11)
  • Epicampes (1)
  • Eragrostis (2229)
  • Eremochloa (9)
  • Eremopyrum (1)
  • Erianthus (73)
  • Eriochloa (144)
  • Eriochrysis (3)
  • Eriocoma (105)
  • Erioneuron (134)
  • Euclasta (10)
  • Eustachys (25)
  • Festuca (1827)
  • Gastridium (12)
  • Glyceria (1159)
  • Gouinia (26)
  • Graphephorum (21)
  • Guadua (9)
  • Gymnopogon (37)
  • Gynerium (3)
  • Hackelochloa (36)
  • Hainardia (4)
  • Helictotrichon (3)
  • Hemarthria (4)
  • Hesperostipa (142)
  • Heteropogon (161)
  • Hierochloe (89)
  • Hilaria (117)
  • Holcus (82)
  • Homolepis (15)
  • Hopia (73)
  • Hordeum (387)
  • Hymenachne (19)
  • Hyparrhenia (15)
  • Hyperthelia (5)
  • Hystrix (63)
  • Ichnanthus (37)
  • Imperata (21)
  • Isachne (15)
  • Ischaemum (5)
  • Ixophorus (22)
  • Jarava (37)
  • Jouvea (37)
  • Kalinia (10)
  • Koeleria (277)
  • Lachnagrostis (1)
  • Lagurus (5)
  • Lamarckia (25)
  • Lasiacis (344)
  • Leersia (332)
  • Leptochloa (172)
  • Leptocoryphium (1)
  • Leptoloma (11)
  • Leucopoa (18)
  • Leymus (188)
  • Limnodea (25)
  • Lithachne (5)
  • Lolium (263)
  • Luziola (29)
  • Lycurus (59)
  • Manisuris (3)
  • Megathyrsus (31)
  • Melica (337)
  • Melinis (98)
  • Mesosetum (3)
  • Metcalfia (3)
  • Microchloa (27)
  • Microstegium (14)
  • Milium (142)
  • Miscanthus (29)
  • Mnesithea (49)
  • Molinia (2)
  • Morronea (22)
  • Muhlenbergia (2746)
  • Munroa (44)
  • Nardus (8)
  • Nassella (174)
  • Neostapfia (4)
  • Neyraudia (1)
  • Ocellochloa (2)
  • Olmeca (5)
  • Olyra (53)
  • Oplismenus (185)
  • Orcuttia (15)
  • Orthoclada (3)
  • Oryza (17)
  • Oryzopsis (258)
  • Otatea (30)
  • Panicum (2450)
  • Pappophorum (47)
  • Pappostipa (27)
  • Parapholis (7)
  • Parodiophyllochloa (1)
  • Pascopyrum (91)
  • Paspalum (1409)
  • Patis (1)
  • Pennisetum (3)
  • Peyritschia (16)
  • Phalaris (330)
  • Phanopyrum (1)
  • Pharus (13)
  • Phippsia (23)
  • Phleum (278)
  • Phragmites (151)
  • Phyllostachys (3)
  • Piptatheropsis (2)
  • Piptatherum (104)
  • Piptochaetium (151)
  • Pleioblastus (2)
  • Pleuropogon (17)
  • Poa (3033)
  • Podagrostis (24)
  • Pogonarthria (1)
  • Polypogon (182)
  • Pseudechinolaena (19)
  • Pseudelymus (2)
  • Pseudoroegneria (65)
  • Ptilagrostis (1)
  • Puccinellia (331)
  • Pucciphippsia (1)
  • Reimarochloa (3)
  • Rhipidocladum (15)
  • Rhytachne (1)
  • Rostraria (2)
  • Rottboellia (3)
  • Saccharum (10)
  • Sacciolepis (32)
  • Schedolium (1)
  • Schedonorus (5)
  • Schismus (19)
  • Schizachne (161)
  • Schizachyrium (448)
  • Sclerochloa (67)
  • Scleropogon (34)
  • Scolochloa (10)
  • Scribneria (7)
  • Secale (59)
  • Setaria (1021)
  • Setariopsis (38)
  • Sitanion (2)
  • Sorghastrum (259)
  • Sorghum (145)
  • Spartina (277)
  • Sphenopholis (358)
  • Sporobolus (1247)
  • Steinchisma (65)
  • Stenotaphrum (20)
  • Stipa (46)
  • Streptochaeta (1)
  • Streptogyna (1)
  • Swallenia (2)
  • Taeniatherum (5)
  • Themeda (2)
  • Thinopyrum (36)
  • Thrasya (1)
  • Torreyochloa (90)
  • Trachypogon (106)
  • Tragus (27)
  • Trichoneura (6)
  • Tridens (293)
  • Tridentopsis (33)
  • Triniochloa (23)
  • Tripidium (2)
  • Triplasis (81)
  • Tripogon (4)
  • Tripsacum (145)
  • Trisetum (356)
  • Tristachya (24)
  • Triticum (54)
  • Tuctoria (7)
  • Uniola (27)
  • Urochloa (220)
  • Vahlodea (35)
  • Vaseyochloa (8)
  • Ventenata (3)
  • Vulpia (9)
  • Willkommia (4)
  • Zea (66)
  • Zeugites (76)
  • Zizania (146)
  • Zizaniopsis (16)
  • Zoysia (6)
  • Zuloagaea (110)