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The Piedra 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)G4T1QS16
Lithobates pipiensNorthern Leopard FrogG5S36
  • Birds

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Cypseloides nigerBlack SwiftG4S3B4
Empidonax traillii extimusSouthwestern Willow FlycatcherG5T2SU1
Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald EagleG5S1B,S3N4
Melanerpes lewisLewis's WoodpeckerG4S46
  • Fish

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Gila robustaRoundtail ChubG3S21
Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticusColorado River Cutthroat TroutG4T3S35
  • Natural Communities

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Abies concolor - Picea pungens - Populus angustifolia / Acer glabrum ForestMontane Riparian ForestsG2S21
Abies lasiocarpa - Picea engelmannii / Carex aquatilis ForestSubalpine Riparian/wetland ForestG4SU4
Acer negundo - Populus angustifolia / Cornus sericea ForestNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2S23
Acer negundo / Cornus sericea ForestMontane Riparian Deciduous ForestG3?S11
Alnus incana - Salix (monticola, lucida, ligulifolia) ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Mixed Willow SpeciesG3S32
Alnus incana / Cornus sericea ShrublandThinleaf Alder-Red-osier Dogwood Riparian ShrublandG3G4S32
Alnus incana / Mesic Forbs ShrublandThinleaf Alder/Mesic Forb Riparian ShrublandG3S32
Betula occidentalis / Maianthemum stellatum ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG4?S32
Carex atherodes Herbaceous VegetationG3G5S11
Carex illota Herbaceous VegetationAlpine WetlandsGUQS14
Carex microptera Herbaceous VegetationMontane WetlandG4S11
Picea pungens / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestsG3S36
Populus angustifolia - Juniperus scopulorum WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG2G3S33
Populus angustifolia / Alnus incana WoodlandMontane Riparian ForestG3S35
Populus angustifolia / Crataegus rivularis WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood Riparian ForestsG2?S23
Populus angustifolia / Rhus trilobata WoodlandNarrowleaf Cottonwood/SkunkbrushG3S32
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 ForestsG1S34
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Cornus sericea WoodlandLower Montane Riparian ForestsG4S22
Salix monticola / Mesic Graminoids ShrublandMontane Riparian Willow CarrG3S32
Shepherdia argentea ShrublandFoothills Riparian ShrublandG3G4S24
  • Vascular Plants

State Scientific NameState Common NameGRankSRankCount
Epipactis giganteagiant helleborineG4S1S22
Erigeron philadelphicusPhiladelphia fleabaneG5S12
Liatris ligulistylisgay-featherG5?S21
Oenothera coloradensis ssp. neomexicanaNew Mexico butterfly weedG3T3S12