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Recent News

Anderson retires after 40 years

On Friday, June 28, 2019, the Research Museums Center staff celebrated the official retirement of Herbarium Research Scientist Christiane Anderson

NSF grants $4.3 million to UMMZ and collaborators for Terrestrial Parasite Tracker project

Parasites play significant roles in human health, wildlife conservation and livestock productivity.

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 September Featured Plant

Lobelia cardinalis - The rich red flowers with their long corolla tube are pollinated normally by hummingbirdsLearn 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.

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