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The Cache La Poudre 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)G4T1QS114
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S38
Lithobates sylvaticaWood FrogG5S320
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N1
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N1
Himantopus mexicanusBlack-necked StiltG5S3B2
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S45
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B1
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Nocomis biguttatusHornyhead ChubG5SX1
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomiasGreenback Cutthroat TroutG4T2T3S215
Phoxinus eosNorthern Redbelly DaceG5S11
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Boloria selene sabulocollisSandhill FritillaryG5T2S1S21
Capnia arapahoeA StoneflyG1S12
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S23
Euphyes bimaculaTwo-spotted SkipperG4S23
Satyrodes eurydice fumosaSmoky Eyed Brown ButterflyG5T3T4S14
Speyeria idaliaRegal FritillaryG3S11
Suwallia wardiA StoneflyG3S21
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sorex nanusDwarf ShrewG4S24
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S122
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Anodontoides ferussacianusCylindrical PapershellG5S21
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies lasiocarpa - Picea engelmannii / Calamagrostis canadensis ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG5S23
Alnus incana / Equisetum arvense ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandsG3S12
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S22
Betula occidentalis / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S21
Carex praegracilis Herbaceous VegetationClustered Sedge WetlandG3G4S21
Catabrosa aquatica - Mimulus ssp. Spring WetlandSpring WetlandGUS24
Picea engelmannii - (Abies lasiocarpa) / Caltha leptosepala ForestEngelmann Spruce/White Marsh MarigoldG3?S11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S32
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S22
Pinus ponderosa / Alnus incana WoodlandPonderosa Pine/Thin Leaf AlderG2S12
Populus acuminata ForestMontane Riparian ForestGUS11
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S36
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S31
Populus angustifolia / Prunus virginiana WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Common ChokecherryG2QS22
Populus angustifolia / Salix irrorata WoodlandFoothills Riparian WoodlandG2S23
Populus angustifolia / Symphoricarpos albus WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Snowberry Montane Riparian ForestG2QS14
Populus balsamifera WoodlandMontane Riparian WoodlandGUS21
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S32
Populus deltoides / Carex pellita WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2S23
Populus deltoides / Symphoricarpos occidentalis WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2G3S22
Populus tremuloides / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG1G2S21
Rhus trilobata ShrublandSkunkbrush Riparian ShrublandG2S21
Salix brachycarpa / Deschampsia caespitosa - Geum rossii ShrublandAlpine Willow ScrubG4S2S33
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S31
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3S22
Salix geyeriana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG5S21
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S31
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS21
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S34
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S21
Salix monticola / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S31
Salix planifolia / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S23
Salix planifolia / Deschampsia caespitosa ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG2G3S26
Salix wolfii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Acorus calamussweet flagG4?S15
Agastache foeniculumlavender hyssopG5S14
Carex lasiocarpaslender sedgeG5S14
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S21
Carex peckiiPeck sedgeG5S11
Carex saximontanaRocky Mountain sedgeG5S11
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S24
Naumburgia thyrsifloratufted loosestrifeG5S12
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. coloradensisColorado butterfly plantG3T2S17
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S21
Rorippa coloradensisColorado watercressGHSH1
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S21
Subularia aquaticawater awlwortG5S11