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Ecoregions of Colorado

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Map Legend & Subregion List

This list will help you navigate the regions in case you have problems with viewing or clicking the interactive map above.

NameColor on Map
Foothill Shrublands and Low Mountains
Salt Desert Shrub Basins
Laramie Basin
Rolling Sagebrush Steppe
Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins
Uinta Basin Floor
Monticello-Cortez Uplands
Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands
Alpine Zone
Crystalline Subalpine Forests
Arid Canyonlands
Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests
Foothill Shrublands
Sedimentary Subalpine Forests
Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests
Volcanic Subalpine Forests
Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests
Sagebrush Parks
Grassland Parks
San Luis Shrublands and Hills
Sand Dunes and Sand Sheets
Rolling Sand Plains
Moderate Relief Plains
Flat to Rolling Plains
Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas
Pine-Oak Woodlands
Foothill Grasslands
Piedmont Plains and Tablelands
San Luis Alluvial Flats and Wetlands
Salt Flats
Front Range Fans
Mesa de Maya/Black Mesa
Purgatoire Hills and Canyons

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