Montana State University - Billings (MSUB)

MSUB Herbarium contains vascular plant specimens, some of which date back to late 1800s and early 1900s. The Herbarium serves as a tool for basic research in plant systematics, ecology, phytogeography, and evolution. The collections are actively used in teaching and research as a resource to provide population localities for studies of a diverse nature, ranging from biological control to rare plants. MSUB was established in 1976 when the collections from the herbaria of Eastern Montana Normal School, Eastern Montana College, Rocky Mountain College, and USDA Forest Service were consolidated. It has grown steadily to about 16,500 specimens. The collections include plants of Montana, (emphasis on eastern Montana and Beartooth Plateau,), India, Venezuela, Roberson County, Texas, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens Herbarium, W.K. Kellogg Biological Field Station and vascular plants of Wisconsin, Ohio, Utah, and many other places.
Contact: Tasneen Khaleel (tkhaleel@msubillings.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 5f8fd81b-53d8-4952-ae40-426d0ab7736d
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Address:
Montana State University - Billings
Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
1500 University Drive
Billings, Montana   59101-0298
U.S.A.
(406) 657-2031
Collection Statistics:
  • 12,772 specimen records
  • 73 (0.57%) georeferenced
  • 12,126 (95%) identified to species
  • 142 families
  • 747 genera
  • 2,059 species
  • 2,065 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics