Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

The herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences (PH) is the oldest institutional herbarium in the United States. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850. The diatom herbarium (ANSP) is managed separately.
Contact: Tatyana Livshultz (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 494,816 specimen records
  • 5,668 (1%) georeferenced
  • 470,672 (95%) with images
  • 457,601 (92%) identified to species
  • 219 families
  • 1,606 genera
  • 5,527 species
  • 5,712 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics