The Kansas State University Herbarium (KSC is our official acronym) was established in 1877 and is among the oldest, largest, and most diverse collections of preserved plants in the Great Plains region. It has a rich history of activity, both in basic taxonomic research and applied work.

>>>> History



Historical materials date from the 1830's, and noteworthy collections include: specimens of F. Lindheimer, J. B. Mead, and C. Wright; a seed collection of over 2000 specimens; and the Reed Bryophyte Herbarium.

>>>> Noteworthy collections





>>>> Meet the herbarium staff
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Friends of the Kansas State University Herbarium has been established to promote the resources of the Herbarium and support their enhancement.

>>>> Friends of the Herbarium



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