INHS Collections Data

University of Illinois - Plant Collection (ILL-PLANT)

There are three plant herbaria housed at the Evers Laboratory: Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium (ILLS), the University of Illinois Plant Biology Herbarium (ILL), and the University of Illinois Crop Evolution Laboratory Herbarium (CEL). Together, these collections contain over 1,000,000 specimens making this the second largest herbarium in Illinois and one of the 15th largest in the United States.
Contacts: Jamie Minnaert-Grote, Collections Manager,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 3ba37a0c-f730-499c-9c46-29e1645775a1
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
University of Illinois - Plant Collection. Occurrence dataset (ID: 3ba37a0c-f730-499c-9c46-29e1645775a1) accessed via the INHS Collections Data Portal,, 2024-05-25).
Collection Statistics
  • 96,374 specimen records
  • 36,860 (38%) georeferenced
  • 88,081 (91%) with images (94,226 total images)
  • 43,660 (45%) identified to species
  • 205 families
  • 560 genera
  • 2,048 species
  • 2,201 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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