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, /portal, 2023-11-28).
Collection Statistics
  • 147,010 specimen records
  • 45,973 (31%) georeferenced
  • 141,920 (97%) with images (142,364 total images)
  • 1 misc genetic references
  • 141,692 (96%) identified to species
  • 58 families
  • 352 genera
  • 7,581 species
  • 7,795 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics