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: 5 April 2017
Collection Statistics:
  • 190,358 specimen records
  • 12,180 (6%) georeferenced
  • 158,109 (83%) with images
  • 184,291 (97%) identified to species
  • 45 families
  • 895 genera
  • 5,649 species
  • 6,818 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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