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The San Miguel 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 pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S32
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Centrocercus minimusGunnison Sage GrouseG2G3S16
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B7
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N2
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S48
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S312
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Erebia pawlowskiiTheano AlpineG5S31
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S26
Betula occidentalis / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S224
Forestiera pubescens ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG1G2S221
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S34
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S25
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S324
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S36
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S33
Populus angustifolia / Rhus trilobata WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/SkunkbrushG3S395
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Rhus trilobata WoodlandFremont's Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S310
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Salix exigua WoodlandFremonts Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG3S116
Populus tremuloides / Cornus sericea ForestMontane Riparian WoodlandG4S22
Rhus trilobata ShrublandSkunkbrush Riparian ShrublandG2S228
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S31
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Mesic Forbs ShrublandGeyer's Willow-Rocky Mountain Willow/Mesic ForbG3S35
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S36
Salix wolfii / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S31
Shepherdia argentea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG3G4S213
Sporobolus airoides Southern Plains Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsG3QS23
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S34
Hippochaete variegatavariegated scouringrushG5S11
Puccinellia parishiiParish's alkali grassG2G3S12
Trifolium kingiiKing's cloverG5S18