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The Middle South Platte-Sterling 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.

  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N3
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B2
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Euphyes bimaculaTwo-spotted SkipperG4S21
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Anodonta grandisGiant FloaterG5S21
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S37
Populus deltoides - (Salix nigra) / Spartina pectinata - Carex spp. WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG1SU8
Populus deltoides / Carex pellita WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2S22
Populus deltoides / Symphoricarpos occidentalis WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2G3S211