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Tracked elements of biodiversity include animals, plants, and natural communities that are uncommon either globally or within the state of Colorado. The list below includes all wetland and riparian dependent elements found within the county and the count of known occurrences.

  • Amphibians

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S34
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N1
Tympanuchus phasianellus jamesiPlains Sharp-tailed GrouseG4T4S11
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Ischnura barberiDesert ForktailG4SU1
Sympetrum costiferumSaffron-bordered MeadowflyG5S1?1
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Anodonta grandisGiant FloaterG5S21
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S31
Sporobolus airoides Southern Plains Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsG3QS21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Hypoxis hirsutaYellow stargrassG5S1
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S23
Sparganium eurycarpumbroadfruit bur-reedG5S21