The 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.
Collection Manager: Chelsea Smith,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 October 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Cite this collection:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Occurrence dataset (ID: d71cc7dc-d5f9-488b-888f-530a04263062) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-12-07).
Collection Statistics
  • 62,941 specimen records
  • 32,923 (52%) georeferenced
  • 59,186 (94%) with images (59,314 total images)
  • 48,122 (76%) identified to species
  • 53 families
  • 307 genera
  • 2,268 species
  • 1,672 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics