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
  • Achnatherum (12)
  • Aegilops (2)
  • Agropyron (2)
  • Agrostis (4)
  • Alopecurus (1)
  • Andropogon (6)
  • Aristida (30)
  • Arrhenatherum (1)
  • Arundo (1)
  • Bothriochloa (15)
  • Bouteloua (44)
  • Bromus (18)
  • Cenchrus (2)
  • Chloris (8)
  • Cinna (2)
  • Cottea (3)
  • Cynodon (2)
  • Dasyochloa (1)
  • Diarrhena (1)
  • Digitaria (13)
  • Distichlis (1)
  • Echinochloa (5)
  • Eleusine (1)
  • Elionurus (2)
  • Elymus (5)
  • Enneapogon (6)
  • Eragrostis (36)
  • Eremopyrum (1)
  • Eriochloa (2)
  • Erioneuron (5)
  • Festuca (1)
  • Hesperostipa (1)
  • Heteropogon (1)
  • Hilaria (1)
  • Hordeum (7)
  • Koeleria (5)
  • Leersia (4)
  • Leptochloa (12)
  • Leptoloma (5)
  • Leymus (2)
  • Lolium (1)
  • Lycurus (2)
  • Melica (2)
  • Melinis (5)
  • Muhlenbergia (54)
  • Nassella (2)
  • Panicum (35)
  • Pascopyrum (1)
  • Paspalum (10)
  • Pennisetum (1)
  • Phalaris (1)
  • Piptochaetium (2)
  • Pleuraphis (7)
  • Poa (10)
  • Polypogon (9)
  • Pseudoroegneria (1)
  • Puccinellia (2)
  • Schedonnardus (2)
  • Schismus (2)
  • Schizachyrium (5)
  • Scleropogon (6)
  • Setaria (13)
  • Sorghastrum (1)
  • Sorghum (1)
  • Spartina (1)
  • Sphenopholis (4)
  • Sporobolus (62)
  • Thinopyrum (1)
  • Trachypogon (1)
  • Tragus (3)
  • Trichloris (1)
  • Tridens (13)
  • Triplasis (1)
  • Tripsacum (1)
  • Trisetum (4)
  • Urochloa (3)
  • Vulpia (5)