Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium (MMNS)

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium currently consists of over ~70,000 mounted plant specimens, with approximately 2,000 unmounted specimens in various stages of preparation. Collections from ~29 states are found in the herbarium; however, the majority of the collection (93%) is composed of specimens from Mississippi.
Contact: Heather Sullivan (heather.sullivan@mmns.state.ms.us)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 March 2015
Address:
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi   39202
USA
601/ 576 6000
Collection Statistics:
  • 36,478 specimen records
  • 28,736 (79%) georeferenced
  • 6,214 (17%) with images
  • 34,591 (95%) identified to species
  • 198 families
  • 1,019 genera
  • 3,073 species
  • 3,590 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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