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The Clear 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
Anaxyrus boreas pop. 1Boreal Toad (Southern Rocky Mountain Population)G4T1QS15
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S31
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B2
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S42
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomiasGreenback Cutthroat TroutG4T2T3S210
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S220
Erebia pawlowskiiTheano AlpineG5S32
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S13
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies lasiocarpa - Picea engelmannii / Carex aquatilis ForestSubalpine Riparian/wetland ForestG4SU1
Betula nana / Sphagnum spp. ShrublandDwarf Birch/sphagnum ShrublandG2S21
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S31
Populus angustifolia - Pseudotsuga menziesii WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S22
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S31
Populus angustifolia / Salix drummondiana - Acer glabrum WoodlandG2?S11
Populus tremuloides / Lonicera involucrata ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG3S12
Populus tremuloides / Salix drummondiana ForestG3G4S11
Salix bebbiana ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3?S22
Salix brachycarpa / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian/Wetland CarrG2G3S21
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S31
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S21
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S32
Salix planifolia / Carex utriculata ShrublandDiamondleaf Willow / Beaked SedgeGNRS21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex capitata ssp. arctogenaround-headed sedgeG5T4?S11
Carex concinnalow northern sedgeG5S11
Carex leptaleabristle-stalk sedgeG5S12
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S21
Carex saximontanaRocky Mountain sedgeG5S11
Carex sprengeliiSprengel's sedgeG5S21
Carex torreyiTorrey sedgeG4G5S11
Listera borealisnorthern twaybladeG4S23
Listera convallarioidesBroad-leaved twaybladeG5S21
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. coloradensisColorado butterfly plantG3T2S11
Parnassia kotzebueiKotzebue's grass-of-parnassusG5S22
Phippsia algidasnow grassG5S21
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S21
Sisyrinchium demissumblue-eyed grassG5S22
Sisyrinchium pallidumPale blue-eyed grassG3S23
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S26