North Dakota State University Herbarium (NDA-Plants)

The NDSU Herbarium (NDA on Index Herbariorum) was founded in 1890 and contains an estimated 250,000 collections of vascular plants (sheet mounted) dating back to the mid-1800s. The geographic and taxonomic emphasis of the collection is the Northern Great Plains region. The herbarium houses collections from at least 58 countries representing more than 200 families (>2,500 genera) spanning the globe from the poles to the tropics.

Project Manager: Breanna Kobiela,, 701-231-6664 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-5532-7698)
Curator: Edward DeKeyser, (ORCID #: 0000-0002-7336-4169)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 1ed103ef-4db3-40cf-bc52-45c44e9a7b27
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University
1300 Albrecht Blvd
Hultz Hall 202
Fargo, North Dakota   58108
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 33,299 specimen records
  • 940 (3%) georeferenced
  • 32,909 (99%) identified to species
  • 134 families
  • 889 genera
  • 3,687 species
  • 3,690 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics