Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

The herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences (PH) is the oldest institutional herbarium in the United States. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850. The diatom herbarium (ANSP) is managed separately.
Contact: Tatyana Livshultz (ans_ph_herbarium@drexel.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
Collection Statistics:
  • 57,318 specimen records
  • 2,611 (5%) georeferenced
  • 50,206 (88%) with images
  • 47,286 (82%) identified to species
  • 30 families
  • 150 genera
  • 555 species
  • 519 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics