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: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 September 2017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 197,555 specimen records
  • 38,758 (20%) georeferenced
  • 161,995 (82%) with images
  • 187,923 (95%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 911 genera
  • 5,722 species
  • 6,901 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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