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.
Contacts: Amy Kasameyer,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: def1a09f-f006-40e3-aac5-9733f980b351
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
University and Jepson Herbaria. Occurrence dataset (ID: def1a09f-f006-40e3-aac5-9733f980b351) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal,, 2024-06-25).
Collection Statistics
  • 161,188 specimen records
  • 50,385 (31%) georeferenced
  • 154,688 (96%) with images (155,207 total images)
  • 1 misc genetic references
  • 155,439 (96%) identified to species
  • 58 families
  • 388 genera
  • 8,566 species
  • 8,822 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics