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The Upper Gunnison 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 boreas pop. 1Boreal Toad (Southern Rocky Mountain Population)G4T1QS12
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S32
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Centrocercus minimusGunnison Sage GrouseG2G3S120
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B4
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S42
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S310
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Erebia pawlowskiiTheano AlpineG5S33
  • Mammals

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sorex nanusDwarf ShrewG4S24
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Promenetus umbilicatellusUmbilicate SpriteG4S31
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S312
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S36
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S32
Betula occidentalis / Maianthemum stellatum ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4?S31
Carex illota Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUQS11
Carex limosa Herbaceous VegetationMontane WetlandG2S1S21
Carex nigricans - Juncus drummondii Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUS13
Carex pellita Herbaceous VegetationMontane Wet MeadowsG3S21
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S34
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S22
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S38
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S32
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S23
Populus angustifolia / Rhus trilobata WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/SkunkbrushG3S31
Populus angustifolia / Salix (monticola, drummondiana, lucida) WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Mixed Willows Montane Riparian ForestG3S23
Populus balsamifera WoodlandMontane Riparian WoodlandGUS22
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Cornus sericea WoodlandLower Montane Riparian ForestsG4S21
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3S21
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS22
Salix monticola / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S31
Salix monticola / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S37
Salix planifolia / Carex utriculata ShrublandDiamondleaf Willow / Beaked SedgeGNRS21
Salix wolfii / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S31
Salix wolfii /Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S11
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex stenoptilasmall-winged sedgeG3S27
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S35
Listera borealisnorthern twaybladeG4S21
Sullivantia hapemanii var. purpusiiHanging Garden sullivantiaG3T3S33