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Florence 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 Florence 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 Florence 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
Asplenium trichomanes-ramosum Green Spleenwort END Rare Plants
Botrychium mormo Little Goblin Moonwort END Rare Plants
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Juncus stygius Bog Rush END Rare Plants
Lycaeides idas Northern Blue END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Melica smithii Smith's Melic Grass END Rare Plants
Polemonium occidentale ssp. lacustre Western Jacob's Ladder END Rare Plants
Ranunculus gmelinii Small Yellow Water Crowfoot END Rare Plants
Tiarella cordifolia Heartleaf Foamflower END Rare Plants
Vaccinium cespitosum Dwarf Bilberry END Rare Plants
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Boreal rich fen Boreal Rich Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Bracken grassland Bracken Grassland NA Savannas and Woodlands
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, hard, drainage Lake--Deep, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, hard, seepage Lake--Deep, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, soft, seepage Lake--Deep, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, very soft, seepage Lake--Deep, Very Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
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, soft, seepage Lake--Shallow, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--soft bog Lake--Soft Bog NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--spring Lake--Spring NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--unique Lake--Unique NA Lakes and Ponds
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
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 Tamarack Swamp Northern Tamarack Swamp NA Northern Forests
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
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Spring pond Spring Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Stream--fast, hard, cold Stream--Fast, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, hard, warm Stream--Fast, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Callitriche hermaphroditica Autumnal Water-starwort SC Rare Plants
Carex livida Livid Sedge SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis flavescens var. olivacea Capitate Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton hillii Hill's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Rhynchospora fusca Brown Beak-rush SC Rare Plants
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog SC/H Rare Amphibians
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's Thrush SC/M Rare Birds
Chordeiles minor Common Nighthawk SC/M Rare Birds
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher SC/M Rare Birds
Poecile hudsonicus Boreal Chickadee SC/M Rare Birds
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned Kinglet SC/M Rare Birds
Brachycentrus lateralis A Humpless Casemaker Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Epiaeschna heros Swamp Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Isogenoides olivaceus A Perlodid Stonefly SC/N Rare Stoneflies
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse SC/N Rare Mammals
Pieris virginiensis West Virginia White SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Psilotreta indecisa A Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Wormaldia moesta A Fingernet Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel SC/P Rare Mammals
Amerorchis rotundifolia Round-leaved Orchis THR Rare Plants
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper THR Rare Birds
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid THR Rare Plants
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Falcipennis canadensis Spruce Grouse THR Rare Birds
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Polystichum braunii Braun's Holly-fern THR Rare Plants
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Valeriana uliginosa Marsh Valerian THR Rare Plants
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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