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.
Contacts: 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
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 2,538 specimen records
  • 433 (17%) georeferenced
  • 10 (0.39%) with images (10 total images)
  • 2,514 (99%) identified to species
  • 97 families
  • 529 genera
  • 1,042 species
  • 1,220 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acourtia (5)
  • Acroptilon (4)
  • Adenophyllum (1)
  • Ageratina (5)
  • Ageratum (1)
  • Ambrosia (8)
  • Antheropeas (1)
  • Aphanostephus (2)
  • Artemisia (13)
  • Asanthus (1)
  • Baccharis (16)
  • Bahia (15)
  • Baileya (10)
  • Bebbia (1)
  • Berlandiera (1)
  • Bidens (4)
  • Brickellia (30)
  • Calycoseris (2)
  • Carminatia (1)
  • Carpochaete (2)
  • Centaurea (3)
  • Chaenactis (5)
  • Chaetopappa (1)
  • Chrysactinia (4)
  • Chrysothamnus (1)
  • Cirsium (9)
  • Conoclinium (2)
  • Conyza (2)
  • Coreopsis (1)
  • Cosmos (2)
  • Crepis (1)
  • Dicranocarpus (2)
  • Dieteria (2)
  • Dyssodia (3)
  • Encelia (3)
  • Engelmannia (2)
  • Ericameria (13)
  • Erigeron (12)
  • Flaveria (2)
  • Flourensia (2)
  • Gaillardia (3)
  • Galinsoga (3)
  • Gnaphalium (1)
  • Grindelia (1)
  • Gutierrezia (10)
  • Gymnosperma (5)
  • Helenium (2)
  • Helianthus (10)
  • Heliomeris (6)
  • Heterosperma (6)
  • Heterotheca (9)
  • Hymenoclea (1)
  • Hymenopappus (5)
  • Hymenothrix (4)
  • Hymenoxys (7)
  • Isocoma (6)
  • Lactuca (1)
  • Laennecia (3)
  • Layia (2)
  • Lepidospartum (3)
  • Leuciva (1)
  • Lorandersonia (9)
  • Lygodesmia (1)
  • Machaeranthera (24)
  • Malacothrix (1)
  • Melampodium (4)
  • Microseris (1)
  • Packera (3)
  • Palafoxia (3)
  • Parthenium (8)
  • Pectis (8)
  • Perityle (4)
  • Platyschkuhria (3)
  • Plectocephalus (1)
  • Pluchea (2)
  • Porophyllum (4)
  • Pseudoclappia (2)
  • Pseudognaphalium (6)
  • Psilostrophe (4)
  • Pyrrhopappus (1)
  • Rafinesquia (3)
  • Ratibida (2)
  • Sanvitalia (4)
  • Sartwellia (3)
  • Schkuhria (7)
  • Senecio (11)
  • Solidago (1)
  • Sonchus (2)
  • Stephanomeria (3)
  • Stevia (2)
  • Stylocline (2)
  • Symphyotrichum (2)
  • Tagetes (4)
  • Tetradymia (2)
  • Tetraneuris (7)
  • Thelesperma (4)
  • Thymophylla (9)
  • Townsendia (4)
  • Trixis (1)
  • Verbesina (19)
  • Viguiera (12)
  • Xanthisma (2)
  • Xanthium (1)
  • Zinnia (6)