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The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Herbarium (NCU)
A Department of the North Carolina Botanical Garden

The Herbarium is located in 401 Coker Hall on the main UNC-CH campus


 

 

 

“A traveler should be a botanist, for in all views plants form the chief embellishment.”  
Charles Darwin, Voyage of the Beagle (1839)

“If I could remember the names of all these particles, I’d be a botanist”
Enrico Fermi

 

 

Listen to a podcast about specimens collected by George Washington Carver
recently found in NCU’s fungal collection.

 

FloraQuest, a plant identification app for Apple devices,
is currently undergoing major changes so is not available from the Apple Store.
We anticipate that FloraQuest will be available in October, 2017.

 

Read the latest news from the Herbarium director, Alan Weakley, HERE

 

 

Dionaea muscipula Ellis

Venus Fly Trap is endemic to the Coastal Plain of southeastern North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina. It is the logo of the University of North Carolina Herbarium (NCU).

The University of North Carolina Herbarium is a world-wide collection of
vascular plants, bryophytes, plant fossils, algae, fungi, and lichens.

The Herbarium is open to scholars and the public weekdays from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact Shanna Oberreiter at +1(919) 962-6931 to arrange a visit & parking on campus.

 

Mailing / shipping address:

University of North Carolina Herbarium
CB #3280 Coker Hall
120 South Road
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3280 U.S.A.
Telephone :  +1 919 962 6931
 
 
The MISSION of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium

  
  
  
  
  
  
and the North Carolina Botanical Garden is:

  
  
  
  
  
  
  To inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants

  
  
  
  
  
  
and to advance a sustainable relationship between people & nature.