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Welcome to the
UNM Herbarium


The University of New Mexico Herbarium has a total of ca. 120,000 accessioned specimens of mainly vascular plants collected in New Mexico and surrounding southwestern states. In addition to the specimen collections, the herbarium has a library, reprint collection, and a laboratory for cytogenetics.

The herbarium is open by appointment only during regular business hours. Visitors must call the Collection Manager (Phil Tonne) in advance (505-277-3781) or email ptonne 'at' to arrange a date and time for using the collection.


plant, fountain and MSB and plant photos
Oenothera albicaulis Robert Sivinski, Fountain and MSB J. Mygatt and Phacelia integrifolia Robert Sivinski

photos of the herbarium, a lichen and T.K. Lowrey
Herbarium, Lichen and Tim Lowrey J. Mygatt