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The Upper Yampa 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)G4T1QS128
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S319
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B1
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N102
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N8
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S41
Numenius americanusLong-billed CurlewG5S2B1
Seiurus aurocapillaOvenbirdG5S2B1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S26
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S361
Prosopium williamsoniMountain WhitefishG5S33
Ptychocheilus luciusColorado PikeminnowG1S13
  • Mollusks

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Valvata sinceraMossy ValvataG5S33
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Acer negundo - Populus angustifolia / Cornus sericea ForestNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S216
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S32
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S31
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S37
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S312
Betula nana / Mesic Forbs - Mesic Graminoids ShrublandSubalpine Riparian ShrublandG3G4S32
Carex saxatilis Herbaceous VegetationWet MeadowG3S11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S35
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S37
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S34
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S22
Populus tremuloides / Veratrum californicum ForestAspen Wetland ForestsG3?S12
Salix boothii / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandBooth Willow/Canadian Reed GrassG3G4QS11
Salix boothii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandBooth's Willow/Mesic ForbG3S33
Salix boothii / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandRiparian Willow CarrG3?S325
Salix drummondiana / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandLower Montane Willow CarrsG3S34
Salix drummondiana / Carex utriculata ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG4S24
Salix geyeriana - Salix monticola / Mesic Forbs ShrublandGeyer's Willow-Rocky Mountain Willow/Mesic ForbG3S37
Salix geyeriana / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S21
Salix geyeriana / Carex utriculata ShrublandGeyer's Willow/Beaked SedgeG5S23
Salix geyeriana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG3S27
Salix geyeriana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandGeyer's Willow/Mesic GraminoidG3?S21
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S31
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS23
Salix monticola / Carex aquatilis ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S26
Salix planifolia / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S21
Salix wolfii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S36
Sparganium eurycarpum Herbaceous VegetationFoothills/Plains Floating/Submergent Palustrine WetlandsG4S11
  • Nonvascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Sphagnum angustifoliumG5S21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Agastache foeniculumlavender hyssopG5S11
Carex diandralesser panicled sedgeG5S13
Carex stenoptilasmall-winged sedgeG3S24
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S22
Listera convallarioidesBroad-leaved twaybladeG5S25
Salix serissimaautumn willowG5S11