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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
Anaxyrus boreas pop. 1Boreal Toad (Southern Rocky Mountain Population)G4T1QS116
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S32
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Centrocercus minimusGunnison Sage GrouseG2G3S132
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B3
Empidonax traillii extimusSouthwestern Willow FlycatcherG5T2SU1
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N2
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S43
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S319
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sorex nanusDwarf ShrewG4S24
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Promenetus umbilicatellusUmbilicate SpriteG4S32
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S312
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S35
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S31
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S34
Betula nana / Mesic Forbs - Mesic Graminoids ShrublandSubalpine Riparian ShrublandG3G4S32
Betula occidentalis / Maianthemum stellatum ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4?S31
Carex vesicaria Herbaceous VegetationMontane WetlandG4QS11
Glyceria borealis Herbaceous VegetationMontane Emergent WetlandG4S21
Kobresia myosuroides - Thalictrum alpinum Herbaceous VegetationExtreme Rich FensG2S21
Picea engelmannii / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S38
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S22
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S310
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S37
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S25
Populus angustifolia / Salix (monticola, drummondiana, lucida) WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Mixed Willows Montane Riparian ForestG3S23
Populus balsamifera WoodlandMontane Riparian WoodlandGUS23
Populus tremuloides / Alnus incana ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG3S32
Salix boothii / Carex utriculata ShrublandBooth's Willow/Beaked SedgeG4S21
Salix boothii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandBooth's Willow/Mesic ForbG3S31
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S35
Salix geyeriana / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S22
Salix geyeriana / Carex utriculata ShrublandGeyer's Willow/Beaked SedgeG5S21
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS22
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S32
Salix monticola / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S31
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
Salix wolfii / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S314
Salix wolfii / Carex utriculata ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S11
Salix wolfii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
Salix wolfii /Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S13
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex stenoptilasmall-winged sedgeG3S23
Carex viridulagreen sedgeG5S11
Drosera rotundifoliaroundleaf sundewG5S22
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S32
Eriophorum gracileslender cottongrassG5S1S21
Hippochaete variegatavariegated scouringrushG5S15
Listera borealisnorthern twaybladeG4S213
Salix calcicolalime-loving willowG4G5S11
Sullivantia hapemanii var. purpusiiHanging Garden sullivantiaG3T3S321
Trichophorum pumilumlittle bulrushG5S21