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Missouri Botanical Garden (MO-Seed Plants)

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Herbarium is one of the world’s outstanding research resources for specimens and information on bryophytes and vascular plants. The collection is limited to these two major groups of plants. As of 31 December 2020 the herbarium collection had 6.93 million mounted specimens (6.33 million vascular plants and 598,000 bryophytes).

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 June 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
TROPICOS IPT all plants
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 194,872 specimen records
  • 133,792 (69%) georeferenced
  • 69,465 (36%) with images (147,761 total images)
  • 151,982 (78%) identified to species
  • 468 families
  • 4,406 genera
  • 26,692 species
  • 30,157 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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