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Stormy yet beautiful photo captures win for a rough 2020

The winning photo is emblematic of a rough and stormy year. Congratulations to EEB graduate student, Teresa Pegan, who captured the stunningly beautiful, “Waves from an Alberta clipper at sunset.”

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

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 March Feature Plant

Goodyeara tesselata - Found in coniferous and mixed forests, ranging from cedar swamps to well-forested ravines and hollows on sand dunes. 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.