Kent State University Herbarium (KE)

Founded in 1921, the Tom S. & Miwako K. Cooperrider Herbarium at Kent State University (KE) currently houses approximately 93,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens. The collection primarily focuses on the flora of northeastern Ohio and adjacent regions. Significant collections include those of T. S. Cooperrider and his students, and the late 19th and early 20th century collections of Almon Rood and his contemporaries.

Contacts: Dylan Stover,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 March 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 67,263 specimen records
  • 940 (1%) georeferenced
  • 4,178 (6%) with images (4,195 total images)
  • 66,157 (98%) identified to species
  • 268 families
  • 1,677 genera
  • 5,709 species
  • 5,859 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics