Kent State University Herbarium (KE)

Founded in 1921, the Tom S. & Miwako K. Cooperrider Herbarium at Kent State University (KE) currently houses approximately 93,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens. The collection primarily focuses on the flora of northeastern Ohio and adjacent regions. Significant collections include those of T. S. Cooperrider and his students, and the late 19th and early 20th century collections of Almon Rood and his contemporaries.

Contacts: Dylan Stover,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 June 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 68,085 specimen records
  • 193 (0.28%) georeferenced
  • 4,322 (6%) with images (4,339 total images)
  • 66,979 (98%) identified to species
  • 280 families
  • 1,718 genera
  • 5,710 species
  • 6,593 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics