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The Upper San Juan 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)G4T1QS12
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S311
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B8
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N7
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S414
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S27
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S38
  • Insects

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Erebia pawlowskiiTheano AlpineG5S31
Speyeria nokomis nokomisGreat Basin Silverspot ButterflyG3T1S12
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies concolor - Picea pungens - Populus angustifolia / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG2S22
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S35
Alnus incana - Salix drummondiana ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S36
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S32
Alnus incana / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian ShrublandG3S21
Carex illota Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUQS11
Carex limosa Herbaceous VegetationMontane WetlandG2S1S23
Carex microptera Herbaceous VegetationMontane WetlandG4S12
Carex pellita Herbaceous VegetationMontane Wet MeadowsG3S21
Carex vernacula Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUS11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S34
Populus angustifolia - Juniperus scopulorum WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG2G3S310
Populus angustifolia - Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S37
Populus angustifolia - Pseudotsuga menziesii WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S21
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S35
Populus angustifolia / Betula occidentalis WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S32
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S21
Populus angustifolia / Salix (monticola, drummondiana, lucida) WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/Mixed Willows Montane Riparian ForestG3S21
Populus angustifolia / Salix irrorata WoodlandFoothills Riparian WoodlandG2S21
Populus angustifolia / Salix ligulifolia - Shepherdia argentea WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG1S39
Populus tremuloides / Alnus incana ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG3S31
Populus tremuloides / Cornus sericea ForestMontane Riparian WoodlandG4S23
Salix bebbiana ShrublandMontane Willow CarrsG3?S22
Salix brachycarpa / Carex aquatilis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian/Wetland CarrG2G3S21
Salix ligulifolia ShrublandMontane Willow CarrG2G3S33
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S36
Salix planifolia / Calamagrostis canadensis ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG4S21
Salix planifolia / Mesic Forbs Shrubland [Provisional]Planeleaf Willow/Mesic ForbsG4S21
Salix wolfii / Mesic Forbs ShrublandSubalpine Riparian Willow CarrG3S31
Shepherdia argentea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG3G4S24
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Carex limosamud sedgeG5S21
Carex oreocharisa sedgeG3S22
Carex retrorsaretrorse sedgeG5S19
Castilleja lineatamarsh-meadow indian-paintbrushG4?S2S31
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeumAltai cottongrassG4?T3T4S33
Hippochaete variegatavariegated scouringrushG5S11
Isoetes setacea ssp. muricataspiny-spored quillwortG5?T5?S23
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. neomexicanaNew Mexico butterfly weedG3T3S14
Salix candidahoary or silver willowG5S21