Muhlenberg College (MCA)

Muhlenberg College Herbarium has over 40,000 specimens focusing on the flora of Lehigh and Northampton Counties in Pennsylvania. Collections were made from the early 1900s through 1990.
Contact: Richard A. Niesenbaum (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 55fdb420-7811-41cb-a773-76ce44df5412
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 51,496 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 51,496 (100%) with images
  • 49,122 (95%) identified to species
  • 177 families
  • 805 genera
  • 2,315 species
  • 2,610 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069