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The Purgatorie 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 ToadG5S210
Lithobates blairiPlains Leopard FrogG5S317
Scaphiopus couchiiCouch's SpadefootG5S12
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N1
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S420
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B9
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Phenacobius mirabilisSuckermouth MinnowG5S22
Platygobio gracilisFlathead ChubG5S34
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S32
Populus deltoides / Panicum virgatum - Schizachyrium scoparium WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S22
Populus deltoides / Pascopyrum smithii - Panicum virgatum WoodlandGNRS24
Populus deltoides / Sporobolus airoides ForestPlains Cottonwood / Alkali SacatonG3S22
Populus deltoides / Symphoricarpos occidentalis WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG2G3S21
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Disturbed Understory WoodlandGNAS21
Salix exigua - Salix ligulifolia ShrublandStrapleaf Willow-Coyote WillowG2G3S21
Sarcobatus vermiculatus / Bouteloua gracilis ShrublandSaline Bottomland ShrublandsG1QS11
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S35
  • Reptiles

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Kinosternon flavescensYellow Mud TurtleG5S12
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Agastache foeniculumlavender hyssopG5S11
Carex gravida var. lunellianaLunell's heavy-fruited sedgeG5T3T5QS12
Castilleja lineatamarsh-meadow indian-paintbrushG4?S2S32
Epipactis giganteagiant helleborineG4S1S21
Eriophorum gracileslender cottongrassG5S1S24
Hypoxis hirsutaYellow stargrassG5S13