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
  • Acacia (10)
  • Acmispon (3)
  • Alhagi (1)
  • Amorpha (1)
  • Astragalus (37)
  • Calliandra (7)
  • Chamaecrista (2)
  • Crotalaria (5)
  • Dalea (41)
  • Dermatophyllum (8)
  • Desmanthus (5)
  • Desmodium (10)
  • Erythrina (2)
  • Eysenhardtia (1)
  • Galactia (3)
  • Hoffmannseggia (2)
  • Lathyrus (2)
  • Lotus (8)
  • Lupinus (7)
  • Macroptilium (3)
  • Medicago (1)
  • Melilotus (1)
  • Mimosa (5)
  • Pediomelum (1)
  • Peteria (5)
  • Phaseolus (3)
  • Pomaria (1)
  • Prosopis (3)
  • Psorothamnus (2)
  • Rhynchosia (6)
  • Senna (14)
  • Sophora (5)
  • Trifolium (1)
  • Vicia (2)