Please note: Due to increased shipping volume during the holiday season, the Herbaria will not be sending any specimen shipments from December 1st, 2014 through January 4th, 2015. Normal shipping activities will resume on January 5th, 2015. Thank you for your patience.
The Harvard University Herbaria include six collections and more than five million specimens of algae, bryophytes, fungi, and vascular plants. Together they form one of the largest university herbarium collections in the world, and the third largest herbarium in the United States. With their state-of-the art research laboratories and world class libraries, the HUH have been a centerpiece of biodiversity science since the early 1800s.
Economic Herbarium of Oakes Ames
Consists of about 40,000 herbarium specimens of economically important plants of cultivated and wild origin as well as 13,000 botanically oriented artifacts.