MPM Milwaukee Public Museum Herbarium

Project name: Trinational Monarch Knowledge Network

Dataset summary : The Milwaukee Public Museum Herbarium houses around 200,000 specimens comprising vascular plants, nonvascular plants, fungi and lichens. Over 50% of the holdings are from the Upper Great Lakes region, 30% from the rest of North America and the remainder features a good representation of taxa worldwide. Special collections include: John T. Curtis Carroll University Collection. Albert M. Fuller Collection of Rubus: Eastern U.S.; 4 type specimens. Herman Hayward Collection of Black Hills plants: South Dakota. Emil P. Kruschke Collection of Crataegus: Upper Midwest; 21 type specimens. Charles E. Monroe Collection of Aster and Viola: Eastern U.S.; 5 type specimens. Huron H. Smith Ethnobotanical Collection: voucher material from Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Meskwaki, Ojibwe, Oneida, and Potawatomi Tribes gathered in the 1920s. W. Carl Taylor Collection of Isoetes: North America; 12 type specimens.