University of Mississippi, Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium (MISS)

The Pullen Herbarium (MISS) collection consists of over 75,000 vascular plant specimens, as well as non vascular plants, slime molds and fungi. With funding from the National Science Foundation , the collection is now housed in new cabinets on a compactor system and the specimen data has been entered into a searchable database. All accessioned specimens have been imaged and are currently being linked to our heritage database.
Contact: Lucile McCook, Curator (bymccook@olemiss.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 4b4dd71f-d42c-4af9-837d-0a353ad73aa9
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 80,070 specimen records
  • 24,790 (31%) georeferenced
  • 76,482 (96%) with images
  • 77,050 (96%) identified to species
  • 269 families
  • 1,536 genera
  • 6,321 species
  • 7,192 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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