University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH)

Specialty: Worldwide, especially temperate North America and the Great Lakes region. Specific strengths include marine algae of eastern North America, West Indies, Alaska, and Pacific Islands; bryophytes of tropical America; Agaricaceae and Hymenogastraceae of western North America; vascular plants of Mexico, Iran, Himalayas, southwestern Pacific Region, and southeastern Asia; Cyperaceae, Malpighiaceae, and Myrtaceae of the New World.
Date Founded: 1837.
Contact: Richard Rabeler, Collections Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 14 May 2018
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 100,383 occurrence
  • 18,033 (18%) georeferenced
  • 92,150 (92%) with images
  • 93,242 (93%) identified to species
  • 32 families
  • 44 genera
  • 1,516 species
  • 1,801 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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