Indiana University Herbarium (Deam Herbarium) (IND)

The Department of Biology administers the Indiana University Herbarium (IND). Founded in 1885, the herbarium houses about 150,000 specimens of vascular plants, including the collections of Charles C. Deam on which the Flora of Indiana is based.
Contact: Eric Knox, Director (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 28be2df2-5062-4277-a5d8-fdd890b9b10b
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The Trustees of Indiana University
Collection Statistics
  • 148,308 specimen records
  • 10,687 (7%) georeferenced
  • 148,084 (100%) with images
  • 143,875 (97%) identified to species
  • 334 families
  • 3,376 genera
  • 13,784 species
  • 15,517 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics