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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.

  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B3
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S34
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Speyeria nokomis nokomisGreat Basin Silverspot ButterflyG3T1S11
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S31
Populus angustifolia - Juniperus scopulorum WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG2G3S31
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S38
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S32
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S21
Populus angustifolia / Salix ligulifolia - Shepherdia argentea WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG1S35
Populus tremuloides / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG1G2S22
Potamogeton foliosus Herbaceous VegetationMontane Floating/Submergent Palustrine WetlandsG3?S11
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Cornus sericea WoodlandLower Montane Riparian ForestsG4S22
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S31
  • Nonvascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sphagnum girgensohniiG5S11