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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 debilisGreen ToadG5S21
Gastrophryne olivaceaWestern Narrow-mouthed ToadG5S12
Hyla arenicolorCanyon TreefrogG5S22
Lithobates blairiPlains Leopard FrogG5S322
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N1
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S434
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B19
Phalaropus tricolorWilson's PhalaropeG5S4B,S4N1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Phenacobius mirabilisSuckermouth MinnowG5S22
Platygobio gracilisFlathead ChubG5S34
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Zapus hudsonius luteusMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S12
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Muhlenbergia asperifolia Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsGUS21
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S32
Populus deltoides / Panicum virgatum - Schizachyrium scoparium WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S22
Populus deltoides / Symphoricarpos occidentalis WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2G3S21
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Disturbed Understory WoodlandGNAS21
Salix exigua - Salix ligulifolia ShrublandStrapleaf Willow-Coyote WillowG2G3S21
Sarcobatus vermiculatus / Bouteloua gracilis ShrublandSaline Bottomland ShrublandsG1QS11
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S32
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Agastache foeniculumlavender hyssopG5S14
Carex gravida var. lunellianaLunell's heavy-fruited sedgeG5T3T5QS12
Carex stenoptilasmall-winged sedgeG3S21
Castilleja lineatamarsh-meadow indian-paintbrushG4?S2S33
Epipactis giganteagiant helleborineG4S1S21
Eriophorum gracileslender cottongrassG5S1S24
Hypoxis hirsutaYellow stargrassG5S13
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S21