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).
Contact: Jonathan Kennedy (jonathan_kennedy@harvard.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 February 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 836,496 specimen records
  • 3,094 (0.37%) georeferenced
  • 687,110 (82%) with images
  • 797,982 (95%) identified to species
  • 339 families
  • 4,325 genera
  • 35,998 species
  • 43,066 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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