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Carnegie Museum of Natural History Herbarium (CM-Botany)

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The Carnegie Museum herbarium (CM) has over 540,000 worldwide vascular plant specimens as well as the best representation in any herbarium of specimens from western Pennsylvania and the Upper Ohio Basin. CM holds the private herbarium of Hannibal and Tyrecca Davis containing 20,000 specimens with a concentration on Rubus (Rosaceae).

Contacts:

  • Bonnie L. Isaac, IsaacB@CarnegieMNH.org

Collection Statistics

  • 544,977 specimen records
  • 312,656 (57%) georeferenced
  • 223,617 (41%) with images (223,633 total images)
  • 519,271 (95%) identified to species
  • 472 families
  • 7,054 genera
  • 47,920 species
  • 54,145 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 9 February 2024
Digital Metadata:EML File
Rights Holder: Carnegie Museum of Natural History