Indiana University Herbarium (Deam Herbarium) (IND)

The Department of Biology administers the Indiana University Herbarium (IND). Founded in 1885, the herbarium houses about 150,000 specimens of vascular plants, including the collections of Charles C. Deam on which the Flora of Indiana is based.
Contact: Eric Knox, Director (eknox@indiana.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 28be2df2-5062-4277-a5d8-fdd890b9b10b
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The Trustees of Indiana University
Collection Statistics
  • 136,494 specimen records
  • 3,245 (2%) georeferenced
  • 133,535 (98%) with images
  • 131,366 (96%) identified to species
  • 328 families
  • 3,113 genera
  • 12,740 species
  • 14,360 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069