University and Jepson Herbaria (UC)

The University and Jepson Herbaria of the University of California at Berkeley are two collections of pressed plants housed together along with research labs, libraries, and archives. Together the Herbaria hold about 2,200,000 specimens, one of the largest collections in North America.
Contact: Amy Kasameyer (akasameyer@berkeley.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: def1a09f-f006-40e3-aac5-9733f980b351
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 61,870 specimen records
  • 5,889 (10%) georeferenced
  • 26,541 (43%) with images (26,541 total images)
  • 59,955 (97%) identified to species
  • 48 families
  • 226 genera
  • 2,979 species
  • 3,081 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics