Using Images from the Digital Collections

The Harvard University Herbaria encourages the use of digital images in scholarly and general publications without charge as a means of broadening accessibility to researchers and the general public. However, the Harvard University Herbaria retain the copyright to images of any herbarium owned material. The images may only be reproduced without modification and the source of the image should be acknowledged or cited as described below:

This image belongs to the Digital Collection of the Harvard University Herbaria (
Appropriate permissions are required for commercial use of the images ( and will incur a publication fee. Publication fees, if applicable, are separate from reproduction fees.

If images of the requested specimens are not available, please send a request to