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Eastern Michigan University Herbarium (EMC)

The Eastern Michigan University Herbarium (EMC) provides botanical resources, research facilities, and educational opportunities to the University and broader scientific community. The herbarium seeks to continue and develop the scientific acquisition, documentation and monitoring of the plants of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region including those that are threatened, endangered and rare. The herbarium contains over 30,000 vascular plant specimens, mosses, fungi, and algae. Most specimens are from Michigan and Ontario, Canada.
Contact: Margaret Hanes, Director (mkoopma2@emich.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: b0178bb0-c5d7-11e4-b6af-00163e00498d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 17,052 specimen records
  • 2,075 (12%) georeferenced
  • 16,256 (95%) with images
  • 8,465 (50%) identified to species
  • 144 families
  • 718 genera
  • 2,391 species
  • 2,579 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics