University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU)

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) was founded in 1908 by William Chambers Coker and is a Department within the North Carolina Botanical Garden of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. NCU has ca. 17,000 macrofungi (esp. collections of William Chambers Coker & John Nathaniel Couch) and ca. 20,000 microfungi (esp. collections of Arthur Bliss Seymour). Cataloging of our macrofungi is complete; cataloging of our microfungi in mycoportal.org started in October, 2015. The Herbarium also curates vascular plants (world-wide, but with focus on native flora of Southeastern USA); red marine algae of temperate zone (esp. collections of Max Hommersand & Paul Gabrielson); lichens & bryophytes of southeastern USA (esp. collections of Gary Perlmutter); and plant fossils of the Devonian age (esp. collections of Patricia Gensel). NCU is located in the center of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Campus and welcomes visitors & researchers. Contact Curator for information on hours & parking.
Contact: Carol Ann McCormick (mccormick@unc.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 355fda57-2668-4dfd-b7b8-0acce4d45271
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium
CB #3280 Coker Hall, 120 South Road
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC   27599-3280
USA
+1 919 962 6931
Collection Statistics
  • 31,290 occurrence
  • 25,302 (81%) georeferenced
  • 30,755 (98%) with images
  • 26,475 (85%) identified to species
  • 277 families
  • 945 genera
  • 6,290 species
  • 6,435 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics