Harvard University Herbaria: Vascular Plants of North America (Harvard)

The Harvard University Herbaria, with over 5 million specimens, is the world’s largest University Herbaria. Included in the Herbaria are what were once six separate herbarium collections: * Herbarium of the Arnold Arboretum (A) * Economic Herbarium of Oakes Ames (ECON) * Oakes Ames Orchid Herbarium (AMES) * Farlow Herbarium (FH) * Gray Herbarium (GH) * New England Botanical Club Herbarium (NEBC).
Contacts: Jonathan Kennedy, jonathan_kennedy@harvard.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 29 June 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 932,640 specimen records
  • 3,239 (0.35%) georeferenced
  • 859,249 (92%) with images (859,249 total images)
  • 899,340 (96%) identified to species
  • 338 families
  • 4,394 genera
  • 37,016 species
  • 44,457 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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