Illinois Natural History Survey (ILLS)

The herbarium contains 250,000 plant specimens and the fungarium contains 75,000 fungal specimens.
Specialty: Vascular plants and fungi of Illinois, southeastern and midwestern U.S., Great Smoky Mountains National Park; limited neotropical; recent Kyrgyzstan; Rosaceae subfamily Maloideae.
Date Founded: 1858.
Contacts: Andrew Miller, Ph.D., Mycologist and Director,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 14 June 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium
University of Illinois
1816 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL   61820
Collection Statistics
  • 270,935 specimen records
  • 34,052 (13%) georeferenced
  • 55,772 (21%) with images (55,838 total images)
  • 265,751 (98%) identified to species
  • 481 families
  • 2,863 genera
  • 12,171 species
  • 14,562 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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