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The Upper Dolores 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
Hyla arenicolorCanyon TreefrogG5S27
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S32
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Asio flammeusShort-eared OwlG5S2B2
Centrocercus minimusGunnison Sage GrouseG2G3S11
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B2
Empidonax traillii extimusSouthwestern Willow FlycatcherG5T2SU4
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N1
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S410
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S27
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S31
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Speyeria nokomis nokomisGreat Basin Silverspot ButterflyG3T1S12
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Physa utahensisBanded PhysaG5T2S11
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Acer negundo - Populus angustifolia / Cornus sericea ForestNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S22
Acer negundo / Betula occidentalis WoodlandBoxelder/River BirchG1G2S13
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S32
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S31
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S32
Aquilegia micrantha - Mimulus eastwoodiae Herbaceous VegetationHanging GardensG2G3S24
Carex atherodes Herbaceous VegetationG3G5S11
Carex illota Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUQS12
Carex pellita Herbaceous VegetationMontane Wet MeadowsG3S21
Crataegus rivularis ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG2QS15
Forestiera pubescens ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG1G2S27
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S36
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S36
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S32
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S27
Populus angustifolia / Rhus trilobata WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/SkunkbrushG3S33
Populus angustifolia / Salix (monticola, drummondiana, lucida) WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Mixed Willows Montane Riparian ForestG3S21
Populus angustifolia / Salix ligulifolia - Shepherdia argentea WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG1S31
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Cornus sericea WoodlandLower Montane Riparian ForestsG4S21
Rhus trilobata ShrublandSkunkbrush Riparian ShrublandG2S24
Salix bebbiana ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3?S22
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S31
Salix exigua - Salix ligulifolia ShrublandStrapleaf Willow-Coyote WillowG2G3S21
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Mesic Forbs ShrublandGeyer's Willow-Rocky Mountain Willow/Mesic ForbG3S32
Salix geyeriana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S21
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S34
Salix monticola / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S34
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S34
Salix wolfii / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S31
Sarcobatus vermiculatus / Suaeda moquinii ShrublandSaline Bottomland ShrublandsGUQS21
Shepherdia argentea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG3G4S21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Epipactis giganteagiant helleborineG4S1S212
Erigeron kachinensisKachina daisyG2S16
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S32
Mimulus eastwoodiaeEastwood monkey-flowerG3G4S1S26
Puccinellia parishiiParish's alkali grassG2G3S11
Trifolium kingiiKing's cloverG5S18
Utricularia minorlesser bladderwortG5S22