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Our GREEBs volunteers rock!

"In this unusual year, no one’s GREEBs position is exactly like it would have been in normal times, but that doesn’t change our level of engagement with the department.” ~Teresa Pegan, GREEBs president

In memoriam: Florence Wagner, Research Scientist

Florence Signaigo Wagner (2/18/1919 – 10/21/2019) was an integral member of one of the great teams in 20th century Botany, with her husband Warren H. (Herb) Wagner, Jr. Together, they revolutionized, in many ways, the way we look at and look for ferns.

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.

November Michigan Flora Featured Plant

Lespedeza hirta - No other species in our area with oblong-elliptic leaves has so much pubescence or the flowers in such dense heads. Learn More