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.
Contacts: Jordan Teisher (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 May 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Collection Statistics
  • 59,504 specimen records
  • 2,636 (4%) georeferenced
  • 56,748 (95%) with images (56,787 total images)
  • 44,479 (75%) identified to species
  • 43 families
  • 259 genera
  • 619 species
  • 662 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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