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The Upper South Platte Subbasin

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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 subbasin and the count of known occurrences.

  • Amphibians

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Anaxyrus boreas pop. 1Boreal Toad (Southern Rocky Mountain Population)G4T1QS14
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S36
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N1
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B1
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B4
Tympanuchus phasianellus jamesiPlains Sharp-tailed GrouseG4T4S120
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomiasGreenback Cutthroat TroutG4T2T3S210
Phoxinus eosNorthern Redbelly DaceG5S18
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S23
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Myotis thysanodesFringed MyotisG4S31
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S130
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies lasiocarpa - Picea engelmannii / Calamagrostis canadensis ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG5S22
Alnus incana / Equisetum arvense ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandsG3S11
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S316
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S21
Betula occidentalis / Cornus sericea ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S11
Betula occidentalis / Maianthemum stellatum ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4?S31
Betula occidentalis / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S22
Carex pellita Herbaceous VegetationMontane Wet MeadowsG3S22
Kobresia myosuroides - Thalictrum alpinum Herbaceous VegetationExtreme Rich FensG2S21
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S39
Picea pungens / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian WoodlandG2S25
Pinus ponderosa / Alnus incana WoodlandPonderosa Pine/Thin Leaf AlderG2S12
Populus deltoides / Symphoricarpos occidentalis WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2G3S21
Populus tremuloides / Betula occidentalis ForestG3S22
Populus tremuloides / Corylus cornuta ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG3S12
Populus tremuloides / Lonicera involucrata ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG3S11
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3?S24
Salix amygdaloides WoodlandPeachleaf Willow AllianceG3S12
Salix bebbiana ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3?S22
Salix exigua - Salix ligulifolia ShrublandStrapleaf Willow-Coyote WillowG2G3S28
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S32
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S31
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S21
Salix monticola / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S32
Salix planifolia / Carex utriculata ShrublandDiamondleaf Willow / Beaked SedgeGNRS21
  • Nonvascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sphagnum girgensohniiG5S122
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Agastache foeniculumlavender hyssopG5S15
Armeria scabra ssp. sibiricasea pinkG5T5S11
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S23
Carex lividalivid sedgeG5S14
Carex oreocharisa sedgeG3S26
Carex peckiiPeck sedgeG5S12
Carex saximontanaRocky Mountain sedgeG5S15
Carex scirpoideaCanadian single-spike sedgeG5S25
Carex sprengeliiSprengel's sedgeG5S21
Carex tenuifloraslender-flower sedgeG5S12
Carex torreyiTorrey sedgeG4G5S11
Cylactis arctica ssp. acaulisnagoon berryG5T5S119
Elatine triandralongstem water-wortG5S21
Eriophorum gracileslender cottongrassG5S1S25
Hippochaete variegatavariegated scouringrushG5S16
Juncus vaseyiVasey bulrushG5S11
Malaxis monophyllos ssp. brachypodawhite adder's-mouthG4G5QS11
Mimulus gemmiparusRocky Mountain monkeyflowerG1S14
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. coloradensisColorado butterfly plantG3T2S16
Onoclea sensibilissensitive fernG5SH2
Phippsia algidasnow grassG5S23
Ptilagrostis porteriPorter feathergrassG2S223
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S210
Salix candidahoary or silver willowG5S23
Salix serissimaautumn willowG5S12
Sisyrinchium demissumblue-eyed grassG5S21
Spatularia foliolosaleafy saxifrageG4S12