University of South Carolina Upstate Herbarium (USCS)

The herbarium at the University of South Carolina Upstate (formerly University of South Carolina Spartanburg) houses a collection of bryophytes and vascular plants with a focus on the Piedmont region of South Carolina. The collection was begun in the 1970s and most specimen were collected by or under the supervision of Dr. Gillian Newberry.
Contact: Benjamin Montgomery (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 9a26bc5f-b8ef-4fa8-b7e8-b8341e2e7823
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 17,886 occurrence
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 17,829 (100%) with images
  • 17,797 (100%) identified to species
  • 177 families
  • 734 genera
  • 1,745 species
  • 1,901 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics