Rutgers University, Chrysler Herbarium - Bryophyte Collection (CHRB)

The Chrysler Herbarium is the last internationally recognized herbarium still in existence in the state of New Jersey. Approximately 120,000 plant, algal, moss and lichen specimens are arranged and catalogued systematically. The collection is world-wide in scope, with an emphasis on New Jersey.

Director: Lena Struwe,
Contacts: Chrysler Herbarium,, 848-932-4011
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 30 March 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Rutgers University
Collection Statistics
  • 6,933 specimen records
  • 1,121 (16%) georeferenced
  • 6,829 (98%) with images (13,636 total images)
  • 6,307 (91%) identified to species
  • 94 families
  • 289 genera
  • 985 species
  • 1,060 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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