Clifton Smith Herbarium, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Bryophytes (SBBG)

The SBBG herbaria house the region's largest scientific collection of preserved Central Coast and California Channel Islands vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, and macrofungi. Across these collections, the Garden curates approximately 205,000 specimens. Vascular plant specimen data are served on this portal ( Lichen specimen data are served on the Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria ( Macrofungus specimen data are served on the Mycology Collections Portal ( Bryophyte data are not yet served digitally.

Director: C. Matt Guilliams,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 948e88e5-74e4-495a-afda-0ad722d5d92d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 731 specimen records
  • 451 (62%) georeferenced
  • 655 (90%) identified to species
  • 59 families
  • 102 genera
  • 211 species
  • 215 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics