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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)G4T1QS144
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S312
Lithobates sylvaticaWood FrogG5S340
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B8
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N3
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N2
Himantopus mexicanusBlack-necked StiltG5S3B1
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S48
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B1
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomiasGreenback Cutthroat TroutG4T2T3S252
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alloperla pilosaA StoneflyG3S21
Boloria selene sabulocollisSandhill FritillaryG5T2S1S21
Capnia arapahoeA StoneflyG1S12
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S23
Euphyes bimaculaTwo-spotted SkipperG4S23
Mesocapnia frisoniA StoneflyG5S11
Pictetiella expansaA StoneflyG3G4S21
Satyrodes eurydice fumosaSmoky Eyed Brown ButterflyG5T3T4S14
Speyeria idaliaRegal FritillaryG3S11
Suwallia wardiA StoneflyG3S21
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sorex nanusDwarf ShrewG4S24
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S129
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Anodonta grandisGiant FloaterG5S21
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies lasiocarpa - Picea engelmannii / Calamagrostis canadensis ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG5S23
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S31
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S31
Alnus incana / Equisetum arvense ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandsG3S12
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S24
Betula occidentalis / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S22
Carex praegracilis Herbaceous VegetationClustered Sedge WetlandG3G4S21
Catabrosa aquatica - Mimulus ssp. Spring WetlandSpring WetlandGUS24
Glyceria borealis Herbaceous VegetationMontane Emergent WetlandG4S22
Picea engelmannii - (Abies lasiocarpa) / Caltha leptosepala ForestEngelmann Spruce/White Marsh MarigoldG3?S11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana - Corylus cornuta WoodlandFoothills Riparian ForestGUS11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S32
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S22
Pinus ponderosa / Alnus incana WoodlandPonderosa Pine/Thin Leaf AlderG2S12
Populus acuminata ForestMontane Riparian ForestGUS11
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S36
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S31
Populus angustifolia / Prunus virginiana WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Common ChokecherryG2QS26
Populus angustifolia / Salix irrorata WoodlandFoothills Riparian WoodlandG2S23
Populus angustifolia / Symphoricarpos albus WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Snowberry Montane Riparian ForestG2QS14
Populus balsamifera WoodlandMontane Riparian WoodlandGUS21
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S32
Populus deltoides / Carex pellita WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2S23
Populus deltoides / Symphoricarpos occidentalis WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2G3S22
Populus tremuloides / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG1G2S22
Populus tremuloides / Corylus cornuta ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG3S11
Potamogeton natans Herbaceous VegetationMontane Floating/Submergent WetlandG5?S11
Rhus trilobata ShrublandSkunkbrush Riparian ShrublandG2S22
Salix brachycarpa / Deschampsia caespitosa - Geum rossii ShrublandAlpine Willow ScrubG4S2S33
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S32
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3S215
Salix geyeriana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG5S24
Salix geyeriana / Carex utriculata ShrublandGeyer's Willow/Beaked SedgeG5S23
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S31
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS21
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S35
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S22
Salix monticola / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S32
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S38
Salix planifolia / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S23
Salix planifolia / Deschampsia caespitosa ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG2G3S26
Salix wolfii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
Schoenoplectus maritimus Herbaceous VegetationEmergent Wetland (Marsh)G4S22
Sibbaldia procumbens - Polygonum bistortoides Herbaceous VegetationMesic Alpine MeadowsG3?S11
Sparganium angustifolium Herbaceous VegetationMontane Floating/submergent Palustrine WetlandsG4S21
Utricularia macrorhiza Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional]G5S11
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Acorus calamussweet flagG4?S15
Agastache foeniculumlavender hyssopG5S16
Callitriche heterophyllalarge water-starwortG5S11
Carex diandralesser panicled sedgeG5S14
Carex lasiocarpaslender sedgeG5S18
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S25
Carex lividalivid sedgeG5S14
Carex peckiiPeck sedgeG5S13
Carex saximontanaRocky Mountain sedgeG5S11
Isoetes setacea ssp. muricataspiny-spored quillwortG5?T5?S21
Juncus tweedyiTweedy's rushG3QS11
Juncus vaseyiVasey bulrushG5S15
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S29
Listera borealisnorthern twaybladeG4S24
Listera convallarioidesBroad-leaved twaybladeG5S28
Mimulus gemmiparusRocky Mountain monkeyflowerG1S15
Naumburgia thyrsifloratufted loosestrifeG5S111
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. coloradensisColorado butterfly plantG3T2S111
Parnassia kotzebueiKotzebue's grass-of-parnassusG5S22
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S21
Salix candidahoary or silver willowG5S25
Salix serissimaautumn willowG5S114
Sisyrinchium pallidumPale blue-eyed grassG3S27
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S21
Subularia aquaticawater awlwortG5S11