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The Fountain 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 FrogG5S35
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N2
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S43
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B7
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Etheostoma craginiArkansas DarterG3G4S23
Oncorhynchus clarkii stomiasGreenback Cutthroat TroutG4T2T3S21
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Celastrina humulusHops Feeding AzureG2G3S23
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Zapus hudsonius prebleiMeadow Jumping Mouse SubspG5T2S1124
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S34
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S29
Betula occidentalis / Maianthemum stellatum ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4?S31
Populus angustifolia / Prunus virginiana WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Common ChokecherryG2QS21
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3?S25
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Cornus sericea WoodlandLower Montane Riparian ForestsG4S21
Salix bebbiana ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3?S21
Salix brachycarpa / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian/Wetland CarrG2G3S21
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S32
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex leptaleabristle-stalk sedgeG5S15
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S22
Carex oreocharisa sedgeG3S25
Carex torreyiTorrey sedgeG4G5S11
Elatine triandralongstem water-wortG5S21
Eriophorum gracileslender cottongrassG5S1S22
Hypoxis hirsutaYellow stargrassG5S11
Juncus brachycephalussmall-headed rushG5S13
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S25
Malaxis monophyllos ssp. brachypodawhite adder's-mouthG4G5QS12
Ptilagrostis porteriPorter feathergrassG2S21
Ribes americanumAmerican currantG5S22
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S22
Utricularia minorlesser bladderwortG5S22