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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
Hyla arenicolorCanyon TreefrogG5S22
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Asio flammeusShort-eared OwlG5S2B2
Centrocercus minimusGunnison Sage GrouseG2G3S16
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B7
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S43
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S21
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S32
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Erebia pawlowskiiTheano AlpineG5S31
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Aquilegia micrantha - Mimulus eastwoodiae Herbaceous VegetationHanging GardensG2G3S22
Betula occidentalis / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S25
Forestiera pubescens ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG1G2S23
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S316
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S33
Populus tremuloides / Cornus sericea ForestMontane Riparian WoodlandG4S22
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S31
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Mesic Forbs ShrublandGeyer's Willow-Rocky Mountain Willow/Mesic ForbG3S35
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S36
Salix wolfii / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S31
Sarcobatus vermiculatus / Suaeda moquinii ShrublandSaline Bottomland ShrublandsGUQS21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S34
Hippochaete variegatavariegated scouringrushG5S11
Mimulus eastwoodiaeEastwood monkey-flowerG3G4S1S22
Puccinellia parishiiParish's alkali grassG2G3S12
Trifolium kingiiKing's cloverG5S18