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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
On Friday, June 28, 2019, the Research Museums Center staff celebrated the official retirement of Herbarium Research Scientist Christiane Anderson
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 February Featured Plant
Symplocarpus foetidus - The familiar flowering spadix with its strong odor and hooded spathe is the first wildflower of the spring, often blooming through the snow. 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.