Carnegie Museum of Natural History Herbarium (CM-Botany)

The Carnegie Museum herbarium (CM) has over 530,000 worldwide vascular plant specimens as well as the best representation in any herbarium of specimens from western Pennsylvania and the Upper Ohio Basin. CM holds the private herbarium of Hannibal and Tyrecca Davis containing 20,000 specimens with a concentration on Rubus (Rosaceae).
Contacts: Bonnie L. Isaac (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 October 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Herbarium, Section of Botany
4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA   15213
Collection Statistics
  • 534,325 specimen records
  • 272,038 (51%) georeferenced
  • 121,938 (23%) with images (121,950 total images)
  • 486,020 (91%) identified to species
  • 436 families
  • 5,847 genera
  • 37,575 species
  • 42,549 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics