Bureau of Land Management, Las Cruces District Office (BLM-LCDO)

The Las Cruces District Office manages land in Doña Ana, Grant, Luna, Otero, and Sierra counties in southwestern New Mexico. We maintain a reference collection, primarily of plants found on BLM land within the district, to aid plant identification in the office and document some of our activities.
Contact: Patrick Alexander (palexander@blm.gov)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: b15cc20f-82fe-4c2f-9eda-43514748112c
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 2,538 occurrence
  • 433 (17%) georeferenced
  • 10 (0.39%) with images
  • 2,514 (99%) identified to species
  • 97 families
  • 529 genera
  • 1,042 species
  • 1,220 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (8)
  • Aceraceae (8)
  • Agavaceae (8)
  • Aizoaceae (2)
  • Amaranthaceae (29)
  • Anacardiaceae (4)
  • Apiaceae (25)
  • Apocynaceae (21)
  • Aristolochiaceae (3)
  • Asclepiadaceae (10)
  • Asteraceae (487)
  • Betulaceae (1)
  • Bignoniaceae (3)
  • Bignonialeae (1)
  • Boraginaceae (52)
  • Brassicaceae (75)
  • Cactaceae (7)
  • Campanulaceae (4)
  • Capparaceae (5)
  • Caprifoliaceae (1)
  • Caryophyllaceae (13)
  • Celastraceae (2)
  • Chenopodiaceae (56)
  • Commelinaceae (6)
  • Convolvulaceae (23)
  • Crassulaceae (4)
  • Cucurbitaceae (6)
  • Cupressaceae (3)
  • Cyperaceae (24)
  • Dryopteridaceae (1)
  • Ephedraceae (8)
  • Equisetaceae (1)
  • Ericaceae (4)
  • Euphorbiaceae (72)
  • Fabaceae (209)
  • Fagaceae (10)
  • Frankeniaceae (3)
  • Gentianaceae (6)
  • Geraniaceae (3)
  • Grossulariaceae (1)
  • Hydrangeaceae (11)
  • Hydrophyllaceae (22)
  • Juglandaceae (1)
  • Juncaceae (11)
  • Koeberliniaceae (1)
  • Krameriaceae (3)
  • Lamiaceae (47)
  • Liliaceae (24)
  • Linaceae (14)
  • Loasaceae (13)
  • Lythraceae (2)
  • Malpighiaceae (6)
  • Malvaceae (50)
  • Molluginaceae (3)
  • Monotropaceae (1)
  • Montiaceae (1)
  • Moraceae (5)
  • Nyctaginaceae (35)
  • Oleaceae (15)
  • Onagraceae (38)
  • Ongaraceae (1)
  • Orobanchaceae (3)
  • Oxalidaceae (1)
  • Papaveraceae (19)
  • Pedaliaceae (3)
  • Pinaceae (1)
  • Plantaginaceae (8)
  • Poaceae (546)
  • Polemoniaceae (57)
  • Polygalaceae (19)
  • Polygonaceae (48)
  • Portulacaaeae (16)
  • Portulaceae (1)
  • Primulaceae (5)
  • Pteridaceae (29)
  • Ranunculaceae (17)
  • Rhamnaceae (12)
  • Rosaceae (18)
  • Rubiaceae (32)
  • Rutaceae (3)
  • Salicaceae (25)
  • Santalaceae (2)
  • Sapindaceae (2)
  • Sapotaceae (3)
  • Saururaceae (1)
  • Saxifragaceae (9)
  • Scrophulariaceae (68)
  • Selaginellaceae (2)
  • Simaroubacheae (1)
  • Solanaceae (25)
  • Sterculiaceae (8)
  • Ulmaceae (1)
  • Urticaceae (5)
  • Valerianaceae (1)
  • Verbenaceae (16)
  • Violaceae (3)
  • Zygophyllaceae (15)