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Calvin College (CALVIN)

The Calvin College Herbarium was founded in 1948 and contains approximately 8,500 specimens, of which over 6,000 are imaged. Most of the holdings are from West Michigan (Kent Co., Ottawa Co.) and Midwestern North America (incl. Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota). In addition, Calvin houses vouchers documenting flora at the Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve, Flat Iron Lake and the Grand Rapids area.


  • Dave Warners, dwarners@calvin.edu


Calvin College
1726 Knollcrest Circle
Grand Rapids, Michigan   49546-4403

Collection Statistics

  • 5,975 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 5,792 (97%) with images (5,792 total images)
  • 4,736 (79%) identified to species
  • 145 families
  • 572 genera
  • 1,293 species
  • 1,309 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 9 August 2016
Global Unique Identifier: 6b37021c-c849-4c34-a34c-503603aa0f93
Digital Metadata:EML File