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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.

VIDEO: Bennett Endowed Lecture in Plant & Fungal Ecology, UMBS virtual Summer Lecture Series

Dr. Anton Reznicek looks to records from Michigan’s floristic past to help us understand - and predict - our botanical future.

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.

October Michigan Flora Featured Plant

Hypericum Boreale - Located in bogs, marshy ground, moist sandy to mucky shores and interdunal hollows. 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.

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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.