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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 blairiPlains Leopard FrogG5S32
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S47
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B2
Tympanuchus phasianellus jamesiPlains Sharp-tailed GrouseG4T4S11
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Etheostoma craginiArkansas DarterG3G4S24
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Boloria selene sabulocollisSandhill FritillaryG5T2S1S21
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S13
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Populus acuminata ForestMontane Riparian ForestGUS14
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S35
Populus deltoides / Panicum virgatum - Schizachyrium scoparium WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S21
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Disturbed Understory WoodlandGNAS21
Salix amygdaloides WoodlandPeachleaf Willow AllianceG3S16
Salix exigua - Salix ligulifolia ShrublandStrapleaf Willow-Coyote WillowG2G3S21
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S31
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS22
Spartina pectinata Western Herbaceous VegetationPrairie Slough GrassG3?S21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Ambrosia linearisplains ragweedG3S35