Carnegie Museum of Natural History Herbarium (CM-Botany)

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,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 May 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Collection Statistics
  • 542,671 specimen records
  • 301,959 (56%) georeferenced
  • 209,597 (39%) with images (209,613 total images)
  • 513,807 (95%) identified to species
  • 470 families
  • 7,019 genera
  • 47,690 species
  • 53,726 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics