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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)G4T1QS17
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S34
Spea intermontanaGreat Basin SpadefootG5S36
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Centrocercus urophasianusSage GrouseG3G4S41
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B1
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N4
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N8
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S41
Plegadis chihiWhite-faced IbisG5S2B1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S21
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S325
Ptychocheilus luciusColorado PikeminnowG1S110
Xyrauchen texanusRazorback SuckerG1S13
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Valvata sinceraMossy ValvataG5S34
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Acer negundo - Populus angustifolia / Cornus sericea ForestNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S28
Acer negundo / Prunus virginiana ForestMontane Riparian Deciduous ForestG3S22
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S31
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S31
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S31
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S34
Betula occidentalis / Maianthemum stellatum ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4?S33
Catabrosa aquatica - Mimulus ssp. Spring WetlandSpring WetlandGUS21
Cornus sericea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4QS23
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S34
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S34
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S31
Populus angustifolia / Rhus trilobata WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/SkunkbrushG3S33
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3?S22
Salix bebbiana ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3?S21
Salix boothii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandBooth's Willow/Mesic ForbG3S36
Salix boothii / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandRiparian Willow CarrG3?S31
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Mesic Forbs ShrublandGeyer's Willow-Rocky Mountain Willow/Mesic ForbG3S35
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S26
Salix planifolia / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S22
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S33
Typha domingensis Western Herbaceous VegetationWestern Slope MarshG5?S12
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex diandralesser panicled sedgeG5S12
Listera convallarioidesBroad-leaved twaybladeG5S21
Sullivantia hapemanii var. purpusiiHanging Garden sullivantiaG3T3S39