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Door County Natural Heritage Inventory data

The following is a list of species and natural features on the Natural Heritage Working List that have been documented in Door County. These data are provided for general planning and assessment purposes only and should not be used for screening or reviewing proposed land development or land management projects. Learn about other methods for obtaining data, including project-specific data.

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Click on the table headings to sort the table, and click on a heading again to change the sort order. The scientific names link to pages with more information about each species or natural community. The count shown is the number of locations in Door County where each species or feature has been documented and incorporated in the NHI Database. There are likely many additional locations which have not yet been documented. Also, these data were last updated on July 18, 2017, so there may be more recent county records not reflected here. Return to the county tool.
Scientific Name Common Name WI
Status
Federal
Status
Group
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Asplenium trichomanes-ramosum Green Spleenwort END Rare Plants
Astragalus neglectus Cooper's Milkvetch END Rare Plants
Botrychium campestre Prairie Dunewort END Rare Plants
Botrychium lunaria Common Moonwort END Rare Plants
Charadrius melodus Piping Plover END LE Rare Birds
Cicindela hirticollis rhodensis Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle END Rare Beetles
Draba cana Hoary Whitlow-grass END Rare Plants
Geocaulon lividum Northern Comandra END Rare Plants
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian Tern END Rare Birds
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner END Rare Fishes
Parnassia parviflora Small-flowered Grass-of-Parnassus END Rare Plants
Potamogeton pulcher Spotted Pondweed END Rare Plants
Pterospora andromedea Giant Pinedrops END Rare Plants
Ranunculus gmelinii Small Yellow Water Crowfoot END Rare Plants
Selaginella selaginoides Low Spike-moss END Rare Plants
Somatochlora hineana Hine's Emerald END LE Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Sterna hirundo Common Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Tanacetum bipinnatum ssp. huronense Lake Huron Tansy END Rare Plants
Thamnophis sauritus Eastern Ribbonsnake END Rare Reptiles
Tiarella cordifolia Heartleaf Foamflower END Rare Plants
Trimerotropis huroniana Lake Huron Locust END Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Trisetum melicoides Purple False Oats END Rare Plants
Vertigo hubrichti Hubricht's Vertigo END Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Alvar Alvar NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Boreal forest Boreal Forest NA Northern Forests
Boreal rich fen Boreal Rich Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Forested seep Forested Seep NA Northern Forests
Great lakes alkaline rockshore Great Lakes Alkaline Rockshore NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Great lakes barrens Great Lakes Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Great lakes beach Great Lakes Beach NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Great lakes dune Great Lakes Dune NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Great Lakes Ridge and Swale Great Lakes Ridge and Swale NA Community Complexes
Great Lakes Shore Fen Great Lakes Shore Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Interdunal wetland Interdunal Wetland NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Lake--shallow, hard, drainage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, hard, seepage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, very hard, drainage (marl) Lake--Shallow, Very Hard, Drainage (Marl) NA Lakes and Ponds
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Northern dry forest Northern Dry Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern mesic forest Northern Mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Northern wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Southern hardwood swamp Southern Hardwood Swamp NA Southern Forests
Southern mesic forest Southern Mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Springs and spring runs, hard Springs and Spring Runs, Hard NA Springs and Streams
Talus forest Talus Forest NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Acer pensylvanicum Striped Maple SC Rare Plants
Adlumia fungosa Climbing Fumitory SC Rare Plants
Anticlea elegans ssp. glaucus White Camas SC Rare Plants
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Asplenium trichomanes Maidenhair Spleenwort SC Rare Plants
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Botrychium minganense Mingan's Moonwort SC Rare Plants
Botrychium spathulatum Spoon-leaf Moonwort SC Rare Plants
Cakile edentula var. lacustris American Sea-rocket SC Rare Plants
Carex backii Rocky Mountain Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex capillaris Hair-like Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex livida Livid Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex platyphylla Broad-leaf Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex prasina Drooping Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex sychnocephala Many-headed Sedge SC Rare Plants
Clinopodium arkansanum Low Calamint SC Rare Plants
Cystopteris laurentiana Laurentian Bladder Fern SC Rare Plants
Draba arabisans Rock Whitlow-grass SC Rare Plants
Dryopteris expansa Spreading Woodfern SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-herb SC Rare Plants
Equisetum palustre Marsh Horsetail SC Rare Plants
Euphorbia polygonifolia Seaside Spurge SC Rare Plants
Goodyera oblongifolia Giant Rattlesnake-plantain SC Rare Plants
Gymnocarpium robertianum Limestone Oak Fern SC Rare Plants
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Great Water-leaf SC Rare Plants
Leucophysalis grandiflora Large-flowered Ground-cherry SC Rare Plants
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas Fern SC Rare Plants
Primula mistassinica Bird's-eye Primrose SC Rare Plants
Pseudevernia consocians Common Antler Lichen SC Rare Lichens
Rhynchospora fusca Brown Beak-rush SC Rare Plants
Sceptridium rugulosum Rugulose Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus Gold-eye Lichen SC Rare Lichens
Tephroseris palustris Marsh Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Triglochin palustris Slender Bog Arrow-grass SC Rare Plants
Viola rostrata Long-spurred Violet SC Rare Plants
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye SC/M Rare Birds
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron SC/M Rare Birds
Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark SC/M Rare Birds
Agabus discolor A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Camnula pellucida Clear-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Catocala semirelicta Semirelict Underwing Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Cochlicopa morseana Appalachian Pillar SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Epiaeschna heros Swamp Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Glyphyalinia rhoadsi Sculpted Glyph SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Glyphyalinia wheatleyi Bright Glyph SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Guppya sterkii Brilliant Granule SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Heterosternuta wickhami A Hydroporus Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Hydraena angulicollis A Minute Moss Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Hygrotus compar A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Hygrotus farctus A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Paravitrea multidentata Dentate Supercoil SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Somatochlora forcipata Forcipate Emerald SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Striatura exigua Ribbed Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Striatura ferrea Black Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vertigo morsei Six-whorl Vertigo SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vertigo nylanderi Deep-throated Vertigo SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vitrina angelicae Transparent Vitrine Snail SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Zoogenetes harpa Boreal Top SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel SC/P Rare Mammals
Amerorchis rotundifolia Round-leaved Orchis THR Rare Plants
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper THR Rare Birds
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Calamovilfa longifolia var. magna Sand Reedgrass THR Rare Plants
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid THR Rare Plants
Carex concinna Beautiful Sedge THR Rare Plants
Carex exilis Coast Sedge THR Rare Plants
Carex formosa Handsome Sedge THR Rare Plants
Carex garberi Elk Sedge THR Rare Plants
Cirsium pitcheri Pitcher's Thistle THR LT Rare Plants
Coturnicops noveboracensis Yellow Rail THR Rare Birds
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Drosera linearis Linear-leaved Sundew THR Rare Plants
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. psammophilus Thickspike THR Rare Plants
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Festuca occidentalis Western Fescue THR Rare Plants
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Iris lacustris Dwarf Lake Iris THR LT Rare Plants
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern Pipistrelle THR Rare Mammals
Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. oxyacanthoides Canadian Gooseberry THR Rare Plants
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Solidago simplex var. gillmanii Dune Goldenrod THR Rare Plants
Triantha glutinosa False Asphodel THR Rare Plants
Trichophorum cespitosum Tufted Bulrush THR Rare Plants
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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