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The Upper Arkansas-Lake Meredith 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 debilisGreen ToadG5S24
Lithobates blairiPlains Leopard FrogG5S38
Scaphiopus couchiiCouch's SpadefootG5S16
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Charadrius alexandrinus nivosusWestern Snowy PloverG3T3S1B1
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N2
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S412
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B3
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Etheostoma craginiArkansas DarterG3G4S21
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Buchloe dactyloides - Ratibida tagetes - Ambrosia linearis Herbaceous VegetationBuffalograss PlayaG3S322
Muhlenbergia asperifolia Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsGUS24
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S32
Populus deltoides / Distichlis spicata WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S12
Populus deltoides / Pascopyrum smithii - Panicum virgatum WoodlandGNRS21
Populus deltoides / Sporobolus airoides ForestPlains Cottonwood / Alkali SacatonG3S23
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Disturbed Understory WoodlandGNAS24
Sarcobatus vermiculatus / Sporobolus airoides Sparse VegetationSaline Bottomland ShrublandsG3?S12
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S31
Sporobolus airoides Southern Plains Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsG3QS23
  • Reptiles

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Lampropeltis getulaCommon KingsnakeG5S18
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Ambrosia linearisplains ragweedG3S329