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Eau Claire 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 Eau Claire 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 Eau Claire 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
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Mesic prairie Mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Central poor fen Central Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Riverine Lake/Pond Riverine Lake/Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Erynnis persius Persius Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Karner Blue SC/FL LE Rare Butterflies and Moths
Schinia indiana Phlox Moth END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker THR Rare Fishes
Etheostoma asprigene Mud Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Hiodon alosoides Goldeye END Rare Fishes
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Eurylophella aestiva A Spiny Crawler Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Metretopus borealis A Cleft-footed Minnow Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Ellipsaria lineolata Butterfly END Rare Mussels and Clams
Plethobasus cyphyus Sheepnose END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander Mussel THR SOC Rare Mussels and Clams
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Adoxa moschatellina Muskroot THR Rare Plants
Anemone caroliniana Carolina Anemone END Rare Plants
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Cirsium hillii Hill's Thistle THR SOC Rare Plants
Diarrhena obovata Ovate Beak Grass END Rare Plants
Huperzia porophila Rock Clubmoss SC Rare Plants
Packera plattensis Prairie Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Prenanthes aspera Rough Rattlesnake-root END Rare Plants
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush SC Rare Plants
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake SC/H Rare Reptiles
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern dry forest Southern Dry Forest NA Southern Forests
Stream--fast, soft, warm Stream--Fast, Soft, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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