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The Little Snake 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)G4T1QS14
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S32
Spea intermontanaGreat Basin SpadefootG5S38
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Grus canadensis tabidaGreater Sandhill CraneG5T5S2B,S4N31
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila cyphaHumpback ChubG1S19
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S315
Ptychocheilus luciusColorado PikeminnowG1S117
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S35
Betula nana / Mesic Forbs - Mesic Graminoids ShrublandSubalpine Riparian ShrublandG3G4S32
Muhlenbergia asperifolia Herbaceous VegetationGreat Plains Salt MeadowsGUS22
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S35
Populus angustifolia / Prunus virginiana WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Common ChokecherryG2QS21
Populus deltoides ssp. wislizeni / Rhus trilobata WoodlandFremont's Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S33
Rhus trilobata ShrublandSkunkbrush Riparian ShrublandG2S22
Salix boothii / Carex utriculata ShrublandBooth's Willow/Beaked SedgeG4S21
Salix boothii / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandRiparian Willow CarrG3?S313
Salix geyeriana / Carex utriculata ShrublandGeyer's Willow/Beaked SedgeG5S21
Salix lucida ssp. caudata Shrubland [Provisional]Montane Riparian ShrublandG3QS22
Salix wolfii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S33
Schoenoplectus pungens Herbaceous VegetationBulrushG3G4S32
Shepherdia argentea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG3G4S21
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Listera convallarioidesBroad-leaved twaybladeG5S21