UCJEPS - University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley (UCJEPS)

Established in 1895 around a core of preserved plant specimens that were collected by William Brewer on the California Geological Survey of 1860 to 1864, the University Herbarium (UC) includes 2,200,000 specimens from land plants, algae, lichens, and fungi.

Established in 1950 by a bequest from Willis Linn Jepson, the Jepson Herbarium (JEPS) includes over 100,000 vascular plant specimens from California.

Contacts: Jason Alexander (jason_alexander@berkeley.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 14 January 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 540,091 specimen records
  • 349,263 (65%) georeferenced
  • 173,193 (32%) with images (173,193 total images)
  • 528,620 (98%) identified to species
  • 336 families
  • 3,519 genera
  • 22,968 species
  • 27,646 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics