University of Illinois Herbarium (ILL)

Specialty: Illinois, midwestern U.S., Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Fabaceae: Mimosoideas, fossils of Pennsylvanian age coal balls, fungi (especially Meliolales: Ascomycetes and resupinate Basidiomycetes), 19th and early 20th century exsiccatae.

Date Founded: 1869.
Contact: David S. Seigler (seigler@life.illinois.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: b0178c00-c5d7-11e4-b6af-00163e00498d
Collection Statistics:
  • 55,143 specimen records
  • 4 (0.01%) georeferenced
  • 35,268 (64%) with images
  • 33,547 (61%) identified to species
  • 37 families
  • 190 genera
  • 1,871 species
  • 1,334 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069