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The Lower 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
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Centrocercus minimusGunnison Sage GrouseG2G3S11
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N1
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S43
  • Insects

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

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Myotis thysanodesFringed MyotisG4S39
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S39
Aquilegia micrantha - Mimulus eastwoodiae Herbaceous VegetationHanging GardensG2G3S21
Betula occidentalis / Cornus sericea ShrublandLower Montane Riparian ShrublandsG3S11
Eleocharis rostellata Herbaceous VegetationEmergent WetlandG3S212
Forestiera pubescens ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG1G2S210
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S31
Picea pungens / Cornus sericea WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG4S22
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S31
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Rhus trilobata WoodlandFremont's Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S32
Schoenoplectus maritimus Herbaceous VegetationEmergent Wetland (Marsh)G4S21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Centaurium exaltatumGreat Basin centauryG5S11
Epipactis giganteagiant helleborineG4S1S213
Erigeron kachinensisKachina daisyG2S15
Mimulus eastwoodiaeEastwood monkey-flowerG3G4S1S211