Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium (MMNS)

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium currently consists of over ~70,000 mounted plant specimens, with approximately 2,000 unmounted specimens in various stages of preparation. Collections from ~29 states are found in the herbarium; however, the majority of the collection (93%) is composed of specimens from Mississippi.
Contacts: Heather Sullivan, heather.sullivan@mmns.state.ms.us
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 March 2015
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi   39202
USA
601/ 576 6000
Collection Statistics
  • 48,496 specimen records
  • 37,484 (77%) georeferenced
  • 15,941 (33%) with images (16,029 total images)
  • 47,200 (97%) identified to species
  • 210 families
  • 1,094 genera
  • 3,510 species
  • 4,137 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics