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.
Contact: Richard Rabeler, Collections Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 530a6200-b385-4cbd-b184-d60dd25d37e2
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 197,504 specimen records
  • 39,042 (20%) georeferenced
  • 165,841 (84%) with images
  • 192,117 (97%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 931 genera
  • 6,043 species
  • 7,296 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics