The Chico State Herbarium allows scientists, students, state agencies, and visitors to see and examine more than 115,300 North State plants, dating from the pre-1930s to today. This living laboratory and historical archive helps us study regional plants, identify rare species, and recover genetic information—it is a critical resource as our changing climate rapidly reshapes local ecosystems. 

For more information about The Chico State Herbarium, please visit www.csuchico.edu/herbarium/index.shtml

 
 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Workshops in planning:
Ethnobotany, Wreaths With Native Plants, Apiaceae, Tree Identification,
Plant Families, Willow Identification, Butterflies, Native Bees, Flora of the Diamond Mountains


Explore the CHSC specimen collection

Please go to the Consortium of California Herbaria for further exploration