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: 4 November 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 11,049 specimen records
  • 8,130 (74%) georeferenced
  • 9,024 (82%) with images (9,024 total images)
  • 9,406 (85%) identified to species
  • 212 families
  • 606 genera
  • 1,672 species
  • 1,681 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - United Kingdom
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