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.

Technical Support: Garth Holman,
Collection Manager: Brad Ruhfel,
Collection Manager: Aly Baumgartner,
Technical Support: Matthew Cruz,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
University of Michigan Herbarium. Occurrence dataset (ID: 878f8fda-6f5b-4da1-acaa-5cab58230fe2) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-12-01).
Collection Statistics
  • 99,493 specimen records
  • 14,856 (15%) georeferenced
  • 97,474 (98%) with images (104,592 total images)
  • 93,133 (94%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 370 genera
  • 6,158 species
  • 6,497 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics