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The Big Sandy 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 blairiPlains Leopard FrogG5S34
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B10
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Etheostoma craginiArkansas DarterG3G4S25
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Populus deltoides - (Salix amygdaloides) / Salix (exigua, interior) WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian WoodlandG3G4S32
Populus deltoides / Panicum virgatum - Schizachyrium scoparium WoodlandPlains Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S24
Populus deltoides / Pascopyrum smithii - Panicum virgatum WoodlandGNRS21
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Disturbed Understory WoodlandGNAS21
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S33
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Ambrosia linearisplains ragweedG3S33