University of Arizona Herbarium

Herring Hall
1130 East South Campus Drive.
(Two buildings south of Old Main)
Telephone: (520) 621-7243

This is not a museum where you would go to browse the collection. The herbarium features 365,000 specimens of vascular plants. If you are trying to identify a plant, the herbarium will help you. The herbarium was started in the 1890s by botanist James W. Tourney.

Sources:

“Best Little Museums in Tucson.” Arizona Daily Star. June 16, 2005. Page E1.
University of Arizona Herbarium Internet site: https://cals.arizona.edu/herbarium/


Find the information you need by calling the library's Infoline at 520.791.4010 or by sending your question to Askalibrarian.