UCSC Herbarium, Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

The UCSC Herbarium houses approximately 10,000 vascular plants, algae, lichens, and bryophytes. The collection focuses primarily on specimens from within Santa Cruz County and the University of California Reserves but also contains collections from the rest of California and from other states and countries. The collection archives research and publication voucher specimens and is also a student education resource. Notable collections include those of R. Morgan (1969-2017), David Styer (Fort Ord National Monument, 2006-present), and Dylan Neubauer.

Contacts: Chris Lay, Administrative Director, cml@ucsc.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 March 2018
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 11,331 specimen records
  • 3,068 (27%) georeferenced
  • 113 (1%) with images (115 total images)
  • 10,164 (90%) identified to species
  • 190 families
  • 749 genera
  • 2,049 species
  • 2,661 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics