University of California, Los Angeles (LA)

The UCLA Herbarium (LA) was founded in ca. 1930, and contains approximately 200,000 specimens, almost entirely vascular plants, including the collections of Carl Epling, Harlan Lewis, Peter Raven, Henry J. Thompson, Jonathan Sauer, Elizabeth McClintock, and Lawrence Kiefer. Geographically, the herbarium collections include North American and European specimens, as well as plants of California, including a comprehensive collection from the Santa Monica Mountains.
Contact: Thomas Huggins, Collections Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: ddc70508-ea6b-45e8-bd90-cec4ebebc06d
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 219 occurrence
  • 216 (99%) georeferenced
  • 193 (88%) identified to species
  • 32 families
  • 65 genera
  • 142 species
  • 143 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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