Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium (HSU)

Founded in 1964, the Hardin-Simmons University Herbarium contains approximately 5,500 specimens, most of which are from Texas, and with a special emphasis on Taylor County. This herbarium collection is being digitized with support from the National Science Foundation (Award #:1902078) in collaboration with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (contact: Tiana Rehman, trehman@brit.org).
Curator: Rick Hammer, rhammer@hsutx.edu
Digitization Lead: Tiana Rehman, trehman@brit.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fa909cad-9082-48ef-a65e-31ab4ee82eac
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5,970 specimen records
  • 309 (5%) georeferenced
  • 5,145 (86%) with images (5,145 total images)
  • 5,761 (96%) identified to species
  • 148 families
  • 767 genera
  • 2,046 species
  • 2,302 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Agastache (1)
  • Calamintha (1)
  • Callicarpa (2)
  • Collinsonia (1)
  • Cunila (1)
  • Hedeoma (9)
  • Isanthus (1)
  • Lamium (13)
  • Marrubium (9)
  • Mentha (3)
  • Monarda (36)
  • Perilla (1)
  • Physostegia (1)
  • Prunella (7)
  • Pycnanthemum (2)
  • Salvia (27)
  • Satureja (1)
  • Scutellaria (26)
  • Stachys (1)
  • Teucrium (20)
  • Vitex (1)