SBBG - Clifton Smith Herbarium, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (SBBG)

The SBBG herbaria house the region's largest scientific collection of preserved Central Coast and California Channel Islands vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, and macrofungi. Across these collections, the Garden curates approximately 190,000 specimens. Vascular plant specimen data are served on this portal (https://cch2.org/). Lichen specimen data are served on the Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria (https://lichenportal.org/cnalh/). Macrofungus specimen data are served on the Mycology Collections Portal (https://mycoportal.org/portal/index.php). Bryophyte data are not yet served digitally.
Contacts: C. Matt Guilliams (mguilliams@sbbg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 3818e0aa-b6a4-11e8-b408-001a64db2964
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Clifton Smith Herbarium, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Department of Conservation and Research
1200 Mission Canyon Road
Santa Barbara, CA   93105
USA
(805)-682-4726 ext. 124
Collection Statistics
  • 141,658 specimen records
  • 130,011 (92%) georeferenced
  • 42,471 (30%) with images (42,627 total images)
  • 134,477 (95%) identified to species
  • 237 families
  • 1,766 genera
  • 7,948 species
  • 10,220 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics