Mapping > County Summaries > El Paso Tracked Elements

El Paso County

Profile | PCAs | Tracked Elements | Reports


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 FrogG5S35
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N1
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N3
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S47
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B3
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B8
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Etheostoma craginiArkansas DarterG3G4S27
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomiasGreenback Cutthroat TroutG4T2T3S23
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S23
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S1125
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S34
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S29
Buchloe dactyloides - Ratibida tagetes - Ambrosia linearis Herbaceous VegetationBuffalograss PlayaG3S334
Carex pellita Herbaceous VegetationMontane Wet MeadowsG3S22
Carex praegracilis Herbaceous VegetationClustered Sedge WetlandG3G4S22
Pascopyrum smithii - Eleocharis spp. Herbaceous VegetationPlaya GrasslandG1S13
Populus angustifolia / Prunus virginiana WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Common ChokecherryG2QS21
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S34
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3?S24
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S32
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S32
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Ambrosia linearisplains ragweedG3S359
Carex craweiCrawe sedgeG5S12
Carex leptaleabristle-stalk sedgeG5S15
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S22
Carex oreocharisa sedgeG3S24
Carex torreyiTorrey sedgeG4G5S11
Eriophorum gracileslender cottongrassG5S1S25
Hypoxis hirsutaYellow stargrassG5S13
Juncus brachycephalussmall-headed rushG5S16
Juncus brevicaudatusnarrow-panicled rushG5S11
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S28
Malaxis monophyllos ssp. brachypodawhite adder's-mouthG4G5QS11
Ptilagrostis porteriPorter feathergrassG2S21
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S22
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S22
Utricularia minorlesser bladderwortG5S23