Indiana University Herbarium (Deam Herbarium) (IND)

The Department of Biology administers the Indiana University Herbarium (IND). Founded in 1885, the herbarium houses over 154,000 specimens of vascular plants, including the collections of Charles C. Deam on which the Flora of Indiana is based.
Contact: Eric Knox, Director (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 28be2df2-5062-4277-a5d8-fdd890b9b10b
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The Trustees of Indiana University
Collection Statistics
  • 155,353 specimen records
  • 141,364 (91%) georeferenced
  • 154,568 (99%) with images
  • 150,428 (97%) identified to species
  • 342 families
  • 3,469 genera
  • 14,488 species
  • 16,425 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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