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, 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
  • 121,304 specimen records
  • 40,084 (33%) georeferenced
  • 117,345 (97%) with images (117,351 total images)
  • 1 misc genetic references
  • 117,251 (97%) identified to species
  • 56 families
  • 304 genera
  • 6,176 species
  • 6,349 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics