Stuart K. Harris Herbarium (Boston University-BSN)

Number of specimens: ca. 40,000. Specialty: Massachusetts. Incorporates Boston Natural History Society.
Contacts: Richard Primack,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: d987d886-f32f-4cdb-b8e5-64d71185f286
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Boston University
Access Rights:
Boston University
One Silber Way
Boston, MA   02215
United States of America
Collection Statistics
  • 41,759 specimen records
  • 5,820 (14%) georeferenced
  • 40,937 (98%) with images (40,943 total images)
  • 10,734 (26%) identified to species
  • 116 families
  • 388 genera
  • 1,659 species
  • 1,993 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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