Clemson University Herbarium (CLEMS)

The Clemson University Herbarium is dedicated to the acquisition and distribution of information on the taxonomy, biogeography and conservation of native species of the southeastern United States. It is one of the largest collections in the state and serves as a more or less permanent documentation of the flora of South Carolina. The herbarium is maintained as a research and educational tool available to Clemson University students, faculty and staff as well as interested individual researchers from throughout the world.

Contacts: Dixie Damrel,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: eb2f20db-b912-405a-8241-fd0be2b0330a
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,833 specimen records
  • 4,754 (98%) georeferenced
  • 4,833 (100%) with images (4,836 total images)
  • 4,119 (85%) identified to species
  • 209 families
  • 580 genera
  • 2,349 species
  • 2,379 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics