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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 SwiftG4S3B6
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalisRio Grande Cutthroat TroutG4T3S33
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Valvata sinceraMossy ValvataG5S31
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies concolor - Picea pungens - Populus angustifolia / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG2S23
Carex buxbaumii Herbaceous VegetationBuxbaum's Sedge Wet MeadowG3S13
Carex illota Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUQS11
Carex praegracilis Herbaceous VegetationClustered Sedge WetlandG3G4S21
Carex vernacula Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUS19
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S34
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S32
Populus angustifolia - Pseudotsuga menziesii WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S21
Populus angustifolia / Salix (monticola, drummondiana, lucida) WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Mixed Willows Montane Riparian ForestG3S22
Salix boothii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandBooth's Willow/Mesic ForbG3S32
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S32
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3S25
  • Nonvascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sphagnum angustifoliumG5S215
Sphagnum balticumG5S18
Sphagnum girgensohniiG5S16
Sphagnum platyphyllumG5S1S25
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex diandralesser panicled sedgeG5S12
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S24
Carex viridulagreen sedgeG5S16
Drosera anglicaEnglish sundewG5S11
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S318
Eriophorum chamissonisG5S12
Hippochaete variegatavariegated scouringrushG5S11
Listera borealisnorthern twaybladeG4S26
Parnassia kotzebueiKotzebue's grass-of-parnassusG5S22
Utricularia minorlesser bladderwortG5S24