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Researchers publish first compendium of vascular plant species of the Americas

An international research team has assembled the first complete list of all known vascular plant species in the Americas.

New two-way shuttle runs between RMC and Ruthven

University of Michigan students, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, staff and visiting researchers are encouraged to take advantage of the shuttle.

Welcome to the Herbarium

The University of Michigan Herbarium is home to some of the finest botanical collections in the world. The 1.7 million specimens of vascular plants, algae, bryophytes, fungi, and lichens combined with the expertise of the faculty-curators, students, and staff provide a world-class facility for teaching and research in systematic biology and biodiversity studies.

Michigan Flora March Featured Plant

Collinsia verna - Rich in deciduous forests, especially in ravines and moist areas.  Learn More

Michigan Flora Online

The Michigan Flora Website presents information about all vascular plants known to occur outside of cultivation. Information includes distribution maps, identification keys, discussions of species occurrence, and specimens documented.

Be a Victor

We strive to support the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Herbarium needs you—because the world needs Victors.