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The Alamosa-Trinchera 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
Asio flammeusShort-eared OwlG5S2B3
Catoptrophorus semipalmatusWilletG5S1B1
Egretta thulaSnowy EgretG5S2B6
Empidonax traillii extimusSouthwestern Willow FlycatcherG5T2SU5
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N3
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N10
Himantopus mexicanusBlack-necked StiltG5S3B3
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S42
Phalaropus tricolorWilson's PhalaropeG5S4B,S4N1
Plegadis chihiWhite-faced IbisG5S2B5
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Catostomus plebeiusRio Grande SuckerG3G4S16
Gila pandoraRio Grande ChubG3S1?9
Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalisRio Grande Cutthroat TroutG4T3S356
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Speyeria nokomis nokomisGreat Basin Silverspot ButterflyG3T1S11
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Valvata sinceraMossy ValvataG5S35
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies concolor - Picea pungens - Populus angustifolia / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG2S22
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S33
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S31
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S21
Carex pellita Herbaceous VegetationMontane Wet MeadowsG3S26
Carex vesicaria Herbaceous VegetationMontane WetlandG4QS11
Cornus sericea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4QS22
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S21
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S33
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S36
Populus angustifolia / Salix (monticola, drummondiana, lucida) WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Mixed Willows Montane Riparian ForestG3S21
Salix exigua - Salix ligulifolia ShrublandStrapleaf Willow-Coyote WillowG2G3S21
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S33
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S22
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S32
Sarcobatus vermiculatus / Sporobolus airoides Sparse VegetationSaline Bottomland ShrublandsG3?S11
Schoenoplectus maritimus Herbaceous VegetationEmergent Wetland (Marsh)G4S24
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S32
Sparganium angustifolium Herbaceous VegetationMontane Floating/submergent Palustrine WetlandsG4S21
Sparganium eurycarpum Herbaceous VegetationFoothills/Plains Floating/Submergent Palustrine WetlandsG4S12
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Isoetes setacea ssp. muricataspiny-spored quillwortG5?T5?S21
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S22
Peritoma multicaulisslender spiderflowerG2G3S2S329
Sisyrinchium demissumblue-eyed grassG5S26
Sparganium eurycarpumbroadfruit bur-reedG5S21