Sewanee Herbarium  --  Mission

We provide student research opportunities in field botany and plant conservation through faculty and peer mentored programs:

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We support field botany courses at Sewanee

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We maintain a collection of plants for the Domain and the southern Cumberland Plateau region with an associated database and digital archive.​​  We have cataloged over 1120 species of vascular on Sewanee's 13,000 acre campus as part the Domain Flora Project

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We work to increase plant awareness within the student body and Sewanee community by providing public outreach programs related to field botany for Sewanee and surrounding communities.​   

We conduct research and generate publications relating to the flora, plant communities, ecological processes and plant conservation concerns of the southern Cumberland Plateau region.​

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We advocate for and engage in the conservation of plant biodiversity in our region.

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