Clemson University Herbarium (CLEMS)

Contact: Dr. Dixie Z. Damrel (ddamrel@clemson.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 May 2018
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 116,252 specimen records
  • 2,533 (2%) georeferenced
  • 63,677 (55%) with images
  • 110,561 (95%) identified to species
  • 343 families
  • 1,843 genera
  • 6,723 species
  • 7,200 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (368)
  • Acarosporaceae (1)
  • Acoraceae (6)
  • Actinidiaceae (10)
  • Adoxaceae (711)
  • Agavaceae (2)
  • Aizoaceae (49)
  • Alismataceae (334)
  • Alliaceae (1)
  • Alstroemeriaceae (3)
  • Altingiaceae (97)
  • Amaranthaceae (748)
  • Amaryllidaceae (632)
  • Anacardiaceae (454)
  • Anemiaceae (1)
  • Aneuraceae (1)
  • Anisophylleaceae (1)
  • Annonaceae (250)
  • Anthericaceae (1)
  • Anthocerotaceae (1)
  • Apiaceae (2189)
  • Apocynaceae (822)
  • Aquifoliaceae (839)
  • Araceae (648)
  • Araliaceae (541)
  • Araucariaceae (15)
  • Arecaceae (192)
  • Aristolochiaceae (578)
  • Arthoniaceae (2)
  • Arthopyreniaceae (1)
  • Asclepiadaceae (402)
  • Asparagaceae (622)
  • Aspleniaceae (351)
  • Asteraceae (15150)
  • Athyriaceae (2)
  • Azollaceae (2)
  • Baeomycetaceae (1)
  • Balsaminaceae (161)
  • Basellaceae (8)
  • Bataceae (26)
  • Begoniaceae (292)
  • Berberidaceae (409)
  • Betulaceae (775)
  • Bignoniaceae (346)
  • Bixaceae (1)
  • Blechnaceae (360)
  • Bombacaceae (5)
  • Boraginaceae (663)
  • Brassicaceae (1629)
  • Bromeliaceae (211)
  • Bryaceae (3)
  • Burmanniaceae (36)
  • Burseraceae (14)
  • Butomaceae (2)
  • Buxaceae (72)
  • Cabombaceae (71)
  • Cactaceae (122)
  • Calceolariaceae (2)
  • Caliciaceae (5)
  • Calophyllaceae (5)
  • Calycanthaceae (189)
  • Campanulaceae (1008)
  • Candelariaceae (2)
  • Cannabaceae (180)
  • Cannaceae (40)
  • Capparaceae (13)
  • Caprifoliaceae (588)
  • Caricaceae (8)
  • Caryophyllaceae (1200)
  • Casuarinaceae (12)
  • Celastraceae (198)
  • Cephalotaxaceae (2)
  • Ceratophyllaceae (23)
  • Chloranthaceae (1)
  • Chrysobalanaceae (12)
  • Cistaceae (213)
  • Cladoniaceae (39)
  • Cleomaceae (73)
  • Clethraceae (125)
  • Clusiaceae (12)
  • Colchicaceae (128)
  • Collemataceae (5)
  • Combretaceae (3)
  • Commelinaceae (690)
  • Convallariaceae (1)
  • Convolvulaceae (864)
  • Cornaceae (847)
  • Crassulaceae (141)
  • Cucurbitaceae (169)
  • Culcitaceae (1)
  • Cunoniaceae (8)
  • Cupessaceae (1)
  • Cupressaceae (799)
  • Cuscutaceae (85)
  • Cyatheaceae (13)
  • Cycadaceae (4)
  • Cyclanthaceae (2)
  • Cymodoceaceae (8)
  • Cyperaceae (9357)
  • Cyrillaceae (169)
  • Daphniphyllaceae (2)
  • Datiscaceae (1)
  • Davalliaceae (3)
  • Dennstaedtiaceae (278)
  • Diapensiaceae (184)
  • Dichapetalaceae (1)
  • Dicranaceae (1)
  • Diervillaceae (29)
  • Dilleniaceae (4)
  • Dioscoreaceae (145)
  • Dipsacaceae (7)
  • Droseraceae (117)
  • Dryopteridaceae (801)
  • Ebenaceae (124)
  • Elaeagnaceae (114)
  • Elaeocarpaceae (6)
  • Elatinaceae (13)
  • Empetraceae (41)
  • Ephedraceae (9)
  • Equisetaceae (97)
  • Ericaceae (3863)
  • Eriocaulaceae (276)
  • Erythroxylaceae (5)
  • Euphorbiaceae (1690)
  • Eupteleaceae (3)
  • Fabaceae (6463)
  • Fagaceae (1582)
  • Fumariaceae (14)
  • Funkiaceae (1)
  • Fuscideaceae (2)
  • Garryaceae (10)
  • Gelsemiaceae (137)
  • Gentianaceae (444)
  • Geraniaceae (219)
  • Gesneriaceae (19)
  • Ginkgoaceae (17)
  • Gisekiaceae (1)
  • Gleicheniaceae (9)
  • Gnetaceae (2)
  • Goodeniaceae (2)
  • Grammitidaceae (3)
  • Graphidaceae (3)
  • Grossulariaceae (76)
  • Haematommataceae (1)
  • Haemodoraceae (56)
  • Haloragaceae (162)
  • Hamamelidaceae (167)
  • Heliconiaceae (1)
  • Hyacinthaceae (5)
  • Hydrangeaceae (291)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (153)
  • Hydroleaceae (30)
  • Hymeneliaceae (1)
  • Hymenophyllaceae (65)
  • Hypericaceae (1258)
  • Hypoxidaceae (174)
  • Illiciaceae (7)
  • Iridaceae (429)
  • Isoetaceae (66)
  • Iteaceae (114)
  • Juglandaceae (455)
  • Juncaceae (961)
  • Juncaginaceae (10)
  • Krameriaceae (1)
  • Lamiaceae (2146)
  • Lardizabalaceae (5)
  • Lauraceae (446)
  • Lecanoraceae (12)
  • Lecideaceae (1)
  • Lentibulariaceae (217)
  • Lepidoziaceae (1)
  • Liliaceae (294)
  • Limnanthaceae (6)
  • Linaceae (97)
  • Linderniaceae (191)
  • Linnaeaceae (6)
  • Loasaceae (5)
  • Lobariaceae (1)
  • Loganiaceae (125)
  • Lomariopsidaceae (4)
  • Loranthaceae (1)
  • Lycopodiaceae (521)
  • Lygodiaceae (139)
  • Lythraceae (204)
  • Magnoliaceae (526)
  • Malpighiaceae (19)
  • Malvaceae (563)
  • Marantaceae (26)
  • Marattiaceae (3)
  • Marchantiaceae (2)
  • Marsileaceae (14)
  • Martyniaceae (7)
  • Mayacaceae (20)
  • Melanthiaceae (703)
  • Melastomataceae (434)
  • Meliaceae (65)
  • Melianthaceae (2)
  • Menispermaceae (105)
  • Menyanthaceae (35)
  • Mniaceae (2)
  • Molluginaceae (53)
  • Monotropaceae (11)
  • Montiaceae (42)
  • Moraceae (207)
  • Musaceae (2)
  • Mycocaliciaceae (1)
  • Myricaceae (196)
  • Myrtaceae (40)
  • Nartheciaceae (104)
  • Nelumbonaceae (10)
  • Nyctaginaceae (43)
  • Nymphaeaceae (141)
  • Nyssaceae (33)
  • Ochnaceae (4)
  • Olacaceae (7)
  • Oleaceae (560)
  • Onagraceae (907)
  • Onocleaceae (69)
  • Onograceae (1)
  • Ophioglossaceae (425)
  • Orchidaceae (1415)
  • Orobanchaceae (1202)
  • Osmundaceae (447)
  • Oxalidaceae (250)
  • Paeoniaceae (4)
  • Pallaviciniaceae (1)
  • Pannariaceae (1)
  • Papaveraceae (250)
  • Parmeliaceae (546)
  • Passifloraceae (139)
  • Paulowniaceae (48)
  • Pedaliaceae (5)
  • Peltigeraceae (2)
  • Pentaphylacaceae (9)
  • Pertusariaceae (15)
  • Phlyctidaceae (1)
  • Phrymaceae (187)
  • Phyllanthaceae (68)
  • Physciaceae (16)
  • Phytolaccaceae (114)
  • Pinaceae (909)
  • Piperaceae (25)
  • Pittosporaceae (10)
  • Plagiochilaceae (1)
  • Plagiogyriaceae (1)
  • Plantaginaceae (1531)
  • Platanaceae (46)
  • Plumbaginaceae (29)
  • Poaceae (8398)
  • Podocarpaceae (10)
  • Podostemaceae (33)
  • Polemoniaceae (503)
  • Polygalaceae (521)
  • Polygonaceae (1027)
  • Polypodiaceae (337)
  • Polytrichaceae (3)
  • Pontederiaceae (80)
  • Porellaceae (1)
  • Portulacaceae (83)
  • Potamogetonaceae (112)
  • Primulaceae (265)
  • Psilotaceae (12)
  • Pteridaceae (306)
  • Pyrenulaceae (3)
  • Pyrolaceae (10)
  • Ramalinaceae (2)
  • Ranuncukaceae (1)
  • Ranunculaceae (1623)
  • Ranuncullaceae (1)
  • Resedaceae (3)
  • Rhamnaceae (386)
  • Rhizocarpaceae (4)
  • Rhizophoraceae (12)
  • Rosaceae (4017)
  • Rubiaceae (1697)
  • Ruppiaceae (12)
  • Ruscaceae (1)
  • Rutaceae (172)
  • Sabiaceae (2)
  • Salicaceae (349)
  • Salviniaceae (35)
  • Santalaceae (129)
  • Sapindaceae (1002)
  • Sapotaceae (90)
  • Sarraceniaceae (158)
  • Saururaceae (48)
  • Saxifragaceae (364)
  • Schisandraceae (35)
  • Schizaeaceae (1)
  • Sciadopityaceae (1)
  • Scrophulariaceae (84)
  • Selaginellaceae (217)
  • Simaroubaceae (28)
  • Siparunaceae (5)
  • Smilacaceae (1140)
  • Solanaceae (294)
  • Sphagnaceae (1)
  • Sphenocleaceae (6)
  • Sphinctrinaceae (1)
  • Stachyuraceae (5)
  • Staphyleaceae (46)
  • Stemonaceae (2)
  • Sterculiaceae (56)
  • Styracaceae (176)
  • Surianaceae (2)
  • Symplocaceae (108)
  • Talinaceae (38)
  • Tamaricaceae (23)
  • Taxaceae (33)
  • Taxodiaceae (2)
  • Teloschistaceae (23)
  • Tetrachondraceae (64)
  • Theaceae (108)
  • Thelotremataceae (3)
  • Thelypteridaceae (407)
  • Thuidiaceae (1)
  • Thymelaeaceae (27)
  • Tiliaceae (92)
  • Tofieldiaceae (30)
  • Trigoniaceae (1)
  • Trochodendraceae (2)
  • Tropaeolaceae (2)
  • Turneraceae (7)
  • Typhaceae (96)
  • Ulmaceae (307)
  • Urticaceae (211)
  • Uvulariacea (2)
  • Valerianaceae (73)
  • Verbenaceae (295)
  • Verrucariaceae (1)
  • Violaceae (924)
  • Viscaceae (50)
  • Vitaceae (412)
  • Vittariaceae (4)
  • Winteraceae (1)
  • Woodsiaceae (202)
  • Xanthorrhoeaceae (23)
  • Xyridaceae (701)
  • Zamiaceae (6)
  • Zingiberaceae (10)
  • Zosteraceae (2)
  • Zygophyllaceae (19)
  • ` (1)
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