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University of Mississippi, Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium (MISS)

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The Pullen Herbarium (MISS) collection is located on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS, and consists of over 80,000 vascular plant specimens, as well as non vascular plants, slime molds and macrofungi.  With funding from the National Science Foundation, the collection is housed in a compactor system and the specimen data and images have been digitized.  Vascular plant specimens can be searched on SERNEC and macrofungi are displayed in MycoPortal.


  • Lucile McCook, Curator, bymccook@olemiss.edu


University of Mississippi
University, Mississippi   38677-1848
(662) 915-5488

Collection Statistics

  • 80,370 specimen records
  • 25,079 (31%) georeferenced
  • 76,482 (95%) with images (78,663 total images)
  • 78,042 (97%) identified to species
  • 268 families
  • 1,557 genera
  • 6,394 species
  • 7,282 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 23 October 2015
Global Unique Identifier: 4b4dd71f-d42c-4af9-837d-0a353ad73aa9
Digital Metadata:EML File