Herbarium specimens

The RHS Herbarium – situated at RHS Garden Wisley - is the largest herbarium dedicated to ornamental plants in the UK. It is home to many plants collected in National Plant Collections®.

Herbarium specimens digitised from hundreds of institutions around the world can be viewed here: www.plants.jstor.org. Collection Holders benefit from access to Jstor - please contact us to request your access codes.

If you would like to contribute to the RHS Herbarium, please see this link for further information:
Send an Herbarium sample
The document below will provide guidance on how to make herbarium specimens:
Free workshops are also organised every year for Collection Holders who want to learn or improve their skills in herbarium specimen making:

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