UNIVERSITY HERBARIUM

BERKELEY, CA

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The University of California Berkeley Herbarium (UCB) is a research facility and public resource for the study of plants. It is the largest herbarium in the western United States, with a collection of over 1.8 million specimens. The Herbarium was founded in 1868 and is part of the University and Jepson Herbaria, a multi-institutional collaboration among UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, and the University of California Jepson Herbaria. The Herbarium is dedicated to the collection, preservation, identification, and study of plant specimens collected from around the world.

The UCB Herbarium is a hub of research and education in botany and related fields. The Herbarium houses a library of over 20,000 volumes, a large range of databases, as well as a seedbank, laboratory, and greenhouse. Research conducted in the Herbarium is focused on plant diversity, taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, and ecology.

The Herbarium's collections are available to researchers for study. The Herbarium also provides resources for public outreach, such as public lectures, workshops, and field trips. The Herbarium is open to visitors by appointment and offers tours of the collections and research facilities.

The Herbarium is a valuable resource for the study of plants, and its collections are a living legacy of the history of plant science. It is a lasting testament to the dedication of the Herbarium staff and volunteers in preserving and studying the world's plants.

UNIVERSITY HERBARIUM is a Uncategorized or General Museum in BERKELEY CA. US MID #8400600043

The museum is classed as GMU (Uncategorized or General Museums). It comes under American Alliance of Museums (AAM) region: Western (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington).

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UNIVERSITY HERBARIUM
1001 VALLEY LIFE SCIENCES BLDG
BERKELEY
CA
94720

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UNIVERSITY HERBARIUM Information

MID # 8400600043
Name UNIVERSITY HERBARIUM
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Classification Uncategorized or General Museums, , Western
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INCOME 0
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LAT/LONG 37.875538, -122.24231
CODES FIPS State Code: 06
FIPS County Code: 001
US Census Tract: 400100
US Census Block: 1016