Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium (MMNS)

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium currently consists of over ~70,000 mounted plant specimens, with approximately 2,000 unmounted specimens in various stages of preparation. Collections from ~29 states are found in the herbarium; however, the majority of the collection (93%) is composed of specimens from Mississippi.
Contact: Heather Sullivan (heather.sullivan@mmns.state.ms.us)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 March 2015
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi   39202
USA
601/ 576 6000
Collection Statistics
  • 47,684 occurrence
  • 36,662 (77%) georeferenced
  • 15,892 (33%) with images
  • 46,527 (98%) identified to species
  • 207 families
  • 1,082 genera
  • 3,454 species
  • 4,066 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (202)
  • Aceraceae (95)
  • Acoraceae (2)
  • Adoxaceae (170)
  • Aizoaceae (13)
  • Alismataceae (90)
  • Alstroemeriaceae (1)
  • Altingiaceae (30)
  • Amaranthaceae (203)
  • Amaryllidaceae (108)
  • Anacardiaceae (98)
  • Anemiaceae (1)
  • Annonaceae (70)
  • Apiaceae (732)
  • Apocynaceae (418)
  • Aquifoliaceae (395)
  • Araceae (154)
  • Araliaceae (101)
  • Arecaceae (35)
  • Aristolochiaceae (119)
  • Asclepiadaceae (1)
  • Asparagaceae (115)
  • Aspleniaceae (92)
  • Asteraceae (5188)
  • Athyriaceae (1)
  • Azollaceae (9)
  • Balsaminaceae (28)
  • Basellaceae (1)
  • Bataceae (7)
  • Begoniaceae (1)
  • Berberidaceae (32)
  • Betulaceae (165)
  • Bignoniaceae (64)
  • Blechnaceae (61)
  • Boraginaceae (274)
  • Brassicaceae (321)
  • Bromeliaceae (25)
  • Burmanniaceae (24)
  • Buxaceae (39)
  • Cabombaceae (20)
  • Cactaceae (103)
  • Calycanthaceae (17)
  • Campanulaceae (304)
  • Cannabaceae (63)
  • Cannaceae (6)
  • Caprifoliaceae (141)
  • Caryophyllaceae (194)
  • Celastraceae (105)
  • Ceratophyllaceae (8)
  • Characeae (1)
  • Chrysobalanaceae (27)
  • Cistaceae (86)
  • Cleomaceae (12)
  • Clethraceae (21)
  • Clusiaceae (1)
  • Colchicaceae (53)
  • Commelinaceae (165)
  • Convolvulaceae (456)
  • Cornaceae (275)
  • Crassulaceae (14)
  • Cucurbitaceae (66)
  • Cupressaceae (96)
  • Cyperaceae (12962)
  • Cyrillaceae (58)
  • Cystopteridaceae (1)
  • Dennstaedtiaceae (38)
  • Diapensiaceae (2)
  • Dioscoreaceae (48)
  • Droseraceae (33)
  • Dryopteridaceae (276)
  • Ebenaceae (45)
  • Elaeagnaceae (15)
  • Elaeocarpaceae (1)
  • Equisetaceae (28)
  • Ericaceae (647)
  • Eriocaulaceae (127)
  • Euphorbiaceae (529)
  • Fabaceae (1984)
  • Fagaceae (811)
  • Funariaceae (1)
  • Gelsemiaceae (43)
  • Gentianaceae (181)
  • Geraniaceae (64)
  • Gesneriaceae (2)
  • Ginkgoaceae (1)
  • Haemodoraceae (11)
  • Haloragaceae (61)
  • Hamamelidaceae (56)
  • Hyacinthaceae (1)
  • Hydrangeaceae (122)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (14)
  • Hydroleaceae (35)
  • Hymenophyllaceae (4)
  • Hypericaceae (465)
  • Hypoxidaceae (27)
  • Iridaceae (151)
  • Isoetaceae (59)
  • Iteaceae (52)
  • Juglandaceae (198)
  • Juncaceae (403)
  • Juncaginaceae (3)
  • Krameriaceae (1)
  • Lamiaceae (822)
  • Lauraceae (193)
  • Lentibulariaceae (96)
  • Liliaceae (158)
  • Linaceae (99)
  • Linderniaceae (56)
  • Loasaceae (21)
  • Lobeliaceae (1)
  • Loganiaceae (73)
  • Lycopodiaceae (66)
  • Lygodiaceae (43)
  • Lythraceae (136)
  • Magnoliaceae (151)
  • Malvaceae (253)
  • Marantaceae (7)
  • Marsileaceae (2)
  • Martyniaceae (5)
  • Mayacaceae (13)
  • Melanthiaceae (231)
  • Melastomataceae (112)
  • Meliaceae (15)
  • Menispermaceae (87)
  • Menyanthaceae (13)
  • Molluginaceae (32)
  • Montiaceae (18)
  • Moraceae (66)
  • Myricaceae (102)
  • Myrtaceae (4)
  • Nartheciaceae (21)
  • Nyctaginaceae (16)
  • Nymphaeaceae (18)
  • Oleaceae (273)
  • Onagraceae (400)
  • Onocleaceae (14)
  • Ophioglossaceae (130)
  • Orchidaceae (447)
  • Orobanchaceae (280)
  • Osmundaceae (73)
  • Oxalidaceae (99)
  • Papaveraceae (51)
  • Passifloraceae (70)
  • Paulowniaceae (6)
  • Pentaphylacaceae (1)
  • Penthoraceae (2)
  • Phrymaceae (67)
  • Phyllanthaceae (37)
  • Phytolaccaceae (26)
  • Pinaceae (110)
  • Plantaginaceae (501)
  • Platanaceae (21)
  • Plumbaginaceae (6)
  • Poaceae (4108)
  • Podostemaceae (14)
  • Polemoniaceae (152)
  • Polygalaceae (294)
  • Polygonaceae (408)
  • Polypodiaceae (27)
  • Pontederiaceae (31)
  • Portulacaceae (18)
  • Potamogetonaceae (46)
  • Primulaceae (99)
  • Proteaceae (1)
  • Pteridaceae (68)
  • Ranunculaceae (491)
  • Rhamnaceae (149)
  • Rosaceae (930)
  • Rubiaceae (527)
  • Ruppiaceae (3)
  • Rutaceae (40)
  • Salicaceae (101)
  • Salviniaceae (12)
  • Santalaceae (18)
  • Sapindaceae (154)
  • Sapotaceae (56)
  • Sarraceniaceae (133)
  • Saururaceae (57)
  • Saxifragaceae (89)
  • Schisandraceae (74)
  • Scrophulariaceae (209)
  • Selaginellaceae (35)
  • Simaroubaceae (5)
  • Smilacaceae (282)
  • Solanaceae (231)
  • Sphagnaceae (4)
  • Sphenocleaceae (8)
  • Staphyleaceae (43)
  • Styracaceae (151)
  • Symplocaceae (52)
  • Talinaceae (1)
  • Tamaricaceae (2)
  • Tetrachondraceae (33)
  • Theaceae (58)
  • Thelypteridaceae (221)
  • Thymelaeaceae (17)
  • Tofieldiaceae (20)
  • Typhaceae (36)
  • Ulmaceae (166)
  • Urticaceae (115)
  • Verbenaceae (220)
  • Violaceae (257)
  • Vitaceae (187)
  • Woodsiaceae (40)
  • Xanthorrhoeaceae (6)
  • Xyridaceae (284)
  • Zygophyllaceae (6)