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 (bmontgomery@uscupstate.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 November 2017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 17,886 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 17,827 (100%) with images
  • 17,578 (98%) identified to species
  • 177 families
  • 724 genera
  • 1,727 species
  • 1,849 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
This site was developed in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Heritage Trust Program and the A. C. Moore Herbarium
and is hosted by the University of South Carolina Department of Biological Sciences.
Please direct all inquiries to the site administrator
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
South Carolina Heritage Trust Program
A. C. Moore Herbarium