Quick Search

Search by Catalog Number, Occurrence ID, or Record ID. More information about catalog number Search by Catalog Number, Occurrence ID, or Record ID.

Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN-CANM)

The herbarium was founded in 1882 and contains ~588,000 specimens of north temperate vascular plants, especialy from Canada. Important collectors and collections include T.M.C. Taylor; G. Lawson; R. Bell; N.V. Polunin; R.C. Hosie; A.E. Porsild; J.H. Soper; G.M. Dawson; J. Macoun; W.K.W. Baldwin; H.J. Scoggan; J.M. Gillett; J. Bell; J.M. Macoun; W. Spreadborough; G.W. Argus; M.L. Fernald; A.P. Low; and M.O. Malte.

This herbarium incorporated specimens from part of the LCU (about 10,000 Canadian and arctic specimens), the Geological Survey of Canada, PFES in 2994, and OTF in 1994.

Contacts:

  • Jennifer Doubt, jdoubt@mus-nature.ca

Collection Statistics

  • 178,068 specimen records
  • 123,104 (69%) georeferenced
  • 89,908 (50%) with images (114,163 total images)
  • 174,558 (98%) identified to species
  • 189 families
  • 1,347 genera
  • 6,207 species
  • 8,296 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 7 December 2020
Digital Metadata:EML File
IPT / DwC-A Source:IPT Ingestion
Geographic Distribution - Northwest Territories (Terr.)
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that term
  • Abitau Lake (1)
  • Alcantara Lake (1)
  • Aylmer Lake (1)
  • Baillie Is. (1)
  • Banks I. (NT) (2619)
  • Bernard I. (5)
  • Buffalo Lake (NT) (1)
  • Donnelly Riv. (2)
  • Eglinton I. (29)
  • Enterprise-Mackenzie River Highway (Hwy) (66)
  • Hendrickson I. (8)
  • Holman I. (5)
  • Hooper I. (1)
  • Illisarvik Lake (5)
  • Kendall I. (9)
  • Kugaluk Riv. (NT) (1)
  • Lac de Gras (Lake) (2)
  • Mackenzie King I. (NT) (18)
  • Melville I. (NT) (1505)
  • Nicholson I. (61)
  • Oscar Creek (Creek) (1)
  • Pelly I. (2)
  • Porter Lake (1)
  • Prince Patrick I. (292)
  • Queen Elizabeth Is. (NT) (29)
  • Queen Elizabeth Is. (NT)Fitzwilliam Owen I. (21)
  • Reindeer I. (NT) (1)
  • Richards I. (244)
  • Rutledge Riv. (1)
  • Toker Pt. (Cape) (3)
  • Tuktoyaktuk I. (2)
  • Victoria I. (NT) (2280)