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The Lower 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
Spea intermontanaGreat Basin SpadefootG5S317
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Asio flammeusShort-eared OwlG5S2B1
Centrocercus urophasianusSage GrouseG3G4S42
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N1
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila cyphaHumpback ChubG1S126
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S216
Ptychocheilus luciusColorado PikeminnowG1S140
Xyrauchen texanusRazorback SuckerG1S135
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Acer negundo / Betula occidentalis WoodlandBoxelder/River BirchG1G2S13
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Rhus trilobata WoodlandFremont's Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S31
Rhus trilobata ShrublandSkunkbrush Riparian ShrublandG2S22
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S32
Spartina gracilis Herbaceous VegetationWestern Slope Salt MeadowsGUS12
Sporobolus airoides Southern Plains Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsG3QS21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Epipactis giganteagiant helleborineG4S1S24
Juncus bryoidesminute rushG4S11
Limnorchis zothecinaalcove bog orchidG2G3S17
Listera convallarioidesBroad-leaved twaybladeG5S21
Spiranthes diluvialisUte ladies' tressesG2G3S22