Carnegie Museum of Natural History Herbarium (CM-Botany)

The Carnegie Museum herbarium (CM) has over 530,000 worldwide vascular plant specimens as well as the best representation in any herbarium of specimens from western Pennsylvania and the Upper Ohio Basin. CM holds the private herbarium of Hannibal and Tyrecca Davis containing 20,000 specimens with a concentration on Rubus (Rosaceae).
Contacts: Bonnie L. Isaac, IsaacB@CarnegieMNH.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 April 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Address:
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Herbarium, Section of Botany
4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA   15213
USA
412-622-3253
Collection Statistics
  • 536,008 specimen records
  • 281,300 (52%) georeferenced
  • 149,199 (28%) with images (149,213 total images)
  • 487,916 (91%) identified to species
  • 440 families
  • 5,871 genera
  • 37,726 species
  • 42,672 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics