Acadia University, E. C. Smith Herbarium (ACAD)

Established in 1910, the E.C. Smith Herbarium contains over 200,000 specimens, including vascular plants, bryophytes, and fungi. It is the largest herbarium in Atlantic Canada and the first Canadian herbarium to have digital database with scanned images of the collection.
Contacts: Alain Belliveau,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 17 November 2015
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 9,079 specimen records
  • 8,834 (97%) georeferenced
  • 7,514 (83%) identified to species
  • 199 families
  • 616 genera
  • 1,685 species
  • 1,686 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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