University of Southern Mississippi Herbarium (USMS)

Founded in 1964, the University of Southern Mississippi Herbarium specializes in vascular plants of Mississippi and the southeastern U.S., with a particular emphasis on aquatic and wetland plants.

Curator: Mac Alford, mac.alford@usm.edu, 601-266-4748 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-3448-9735)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a252df7c-54e5-4067-b8ad-fb3be53cb0f8
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
University of Southern Mississippi Herbarium
118 College Drive #5018, TEC 103
Hattiesburg, Mississippi   39406-0001
USA
601/ 266-4748
For FedEx, UPS, or DHL deliveries, please contact curator.
Collection Statistics
  • 18,508 specimen records
  • 10,721 (58%) georeferenced
  • 16,930 (91%) with images (16,957 total images)
  • 17,587 (95%) identified to species
  • 248 families
  • 1,257 genera
  • 3,933 species
  • 4,155 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution