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The Middle South Platte-Cherry Creek 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
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S34
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Egretta thulaSnowy EgretG5S2B2
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N6
Himantopus mexicanusBlack-necked StiltG5S3B1
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S43
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B1
Pelecanus erythrorhynchosAmerican White PelicanG4S1B2
Plegadis chihiWhite-faced IbisG5S2B1
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B1
Tympanuchus phasianellus jamesiPlains Sharp-tailed GrouseG4T4S19
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S21
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S114
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Anodonta grandisGiant FloaterG5S21
Anodontoides ferussacianusCylindrical PapershellG5S23
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Populus deltoides / Carex pellita WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2S22
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex saximontanaRocky Mountain sedgeG5S11
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S21
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. coloradensisColorado butterfly plantG3T2S11
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S21
Schoenoplectus saximontanusRocky Mountain bulrushG5S11
Sparganium eurycarpumbroadfruit bur-reedG5S21
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S21