U of A Botanic Garden Herbarium

The U of A Botanic Garden Herbarium is a systematically arranged reference collection of dried plants from the University of Alberta Botanic Garden in Devon, Alberta, an exceptional regional resource and repository for living plants. Based on the living collection, the herbarium holds an extensive range of preserved local and internationally-collected specimens of ecological, horticultural, botanical, medicinal and historical importance. It is a valuable resource for plant information and identification, and is used by students, researchers and the public.

Location and Access

  • The collection can be accessed by students, faculty, researchers, and members of the public by appointment
  • Members of the public and school groups (K-12) are welcome to arrange a tour (maximum ten people)
  • Contact the Curator to arrange an appointment or tour