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Dr. Anton Reznicek looks to records from Michigan’s floristic past to help us understand - and predict - our botanical future.
A surprisingly rich diversity of marine algae (seaweeds) has been found for the Dhofar coast of Oman. Adding to this is a new species of red seaweed recently described by Michael Wynne of the University of Michigan
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 August Featured Plant
Desmodium cuspidatum - Found in oak and oak-hickory forests, borders and clearings, thickets and river banks. 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.
We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research and to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Herbarium needs your support.