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Grant 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 Grant 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 Grant 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
Acanthametropus pecatonica Pecatonica River Mayfly END Rare Mayflies
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Adoxa moschatellina Muskroot THR Rare Plants
Aeropedellus clavatus Club-horned Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Agalinis gattingeri Roundstem Foxglove THR Rare Plants
Agalinis skinneriana Pale False Foxglove END Rare Plants
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Algific talus slope Algific Talus Slope NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Anguilla rostrata American Eel SC/N Rare Fishes
Anodonta suborbiculata Flat Floater SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Anticlea elegans ssp. glaucus White Camas SC Rare Plants
Apalone mutica Smooth Softshell SC/H Rare Reptiles
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Arcidens confragosus Rock Pocketbook THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Ardea alba Great Egret THR Rare Birds
Argia plana Springwater Dancer SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Aristida dichotoma Shinners' Three-awned Grass SC Rare Plants
Arnoglossum plantagineum Prairie Indian-plantain SC Rare Plants
Artemisia dracunculus Dragon Wormwood SC Rare Plants
Asclepias lanuginosa Woolly Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed END Rare Plants
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner SC/H Rare Reptiles
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper THR Rare Birds
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Boechera dentata Short's Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Calcareous fen Calcareous Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Callirhoe triangulata Clustered Poppy-mallow SC Rare Plants
Carex media Intermediate Sedge END Rare Plants
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake SC/H Rare Reptiles
Catocala abbreviatella Abbreviated Underwing Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Catocala whitneyi Whitney's Underwing Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Cercobrachys fox Fox Small Square-gilled Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Cercobrachys lilliei Wisconsin Small Square-gilled Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Chaerophyllum procumbens Spreading Chervil SC Rare Plants
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Chondestes grammacus Lark Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Coluber constrictor North American Racer SC/P Rare Reptiles
Commelina erecta var. deamiana Narrow-leaved Dayflower SC Rare Plants
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Cuscuta coryli Hazel Dodder SC Rare Plants
Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker THR Rare Fishes
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Cymbiodyta toddi A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Cypripedium candidum White Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Dasistoma macrophylla Mullein Foxglove SC Rare Plants
Desmodium canescens Hoary Tick-trefoil SC Rare Plants
Diadophis punctatus arnyi Prairie Ring-necked Snake SC/H Rare Reptiles
Diodia teres Rough Buttonweed SC Rare Plants
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Dry-mesic prairie Dry-mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Eastern Red-cedar Thicket Eastern Red-cedar Thicket NA Southern Forests
Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower THR Rare Plants
Eclipta prostrata Yerba-de-tajo SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis compressa var. compressa Flat-stemmed Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Ellipsaria lineolata Butterfly END Rare Mussels and Clams
Elliptio crassidens Elephant Ear END Rare Mussels and Clams
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Empidonax virescens Acadian Flycatcher THR Rare Birds
Epiaeschna heros Swamp Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Eritettix simplex Velvet-striped Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Erynnis lucilius Columbine Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Etheostoma asprigene Mud Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose Darter END Rare Fishes
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon END Rare Birds
Fitchiella robertsonii An Issid Planthopper THR Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Fundulus dispar Starhead Topminnow END Rare Fishes
Fusconaia ebena Ebonyshell END Rare Mussels and Clams
Gastrocopta procera Wing Snaggletooth THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky Warbler THR Rare Birds
Glycyrrhiza lepidota Wild Licorice SC Rare Plants
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Guppya sterkii Brilliant Granule SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Gymnocarpium robertianum Limestone Oak Fern SC Rare Plants
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee-tree SC Rare Plants
Helicodiscus singleyanus Smooth Coil SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Helmitheros vermivorum Worm-eating Warbler END Rare Birds
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Herp Hibernaculum Herp Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Hesperia ottoe Ottoe Skipper END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Hiodon alosoides Goldeye END Rare Fishes
Homalosorus pycnocarpos Glade Fern SC Rare Plants
Huperzia porophila Rock Clubmoss SC Rare Plants
Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner END Rare Fishes
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal SC Rare Plants
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Great Water-leaf SC Rare Plants
Hypericum sphaerocarpum Round-fruited St. John's Wort THR Rare Plants
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted Chat SC/M Rare Birds
Ictiobus niger Black Buffalo THR Rare Fishes
Iodanthus pinnatifidus Purple Rocket SC Rare Plants
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf SC Rare Plants
Lampsilis teres Yellow & Slough Sandshells END Rare Mussels and Clams
Lespedeza violacea Violet Bush Clover SC Rare Plants
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog SC/H Rare Amphibians
Lycaena dione Gray Copper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Macdunnoa persimplex A Flat-headed Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub THR Rare Fishes
Macromia taeniolata Royal River Cruiser SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Megalonaias nervosa Washboard SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Melica nitens Three-flowered Melic Grass SC Rare Plants
Mesic prairie Mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie Vole SC/N Rare Mammals
Microtus pinetorum Woodland Vole SC/N Rare Mammals
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Mussel Bed Mussel Bed SC Miscellaneous Elements
Myosotis laxa Small Forget-me-not SC Rare Plants
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Neoporus hybridus A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Nothocalais cuspidata Prairie False-dandelion SC Rare Plants
Notropis nubilus Ozark Minnow THR Rare Fishes
Oak barrens Oak Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Oak opening Oak Opening NA Savannas and Woodlands
Oak woodland Oak Woodland NA Savannas and Woodlands
Packera plattensis Prairie Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Pantherophis spiloides Gray Ratsnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Paracloeodes minutus A Small Minnow Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Pediomelum argophyllum Silvery Scurf Pea SC Rare Plants
Pediomelum esculentum Prairie Turnip SC Rare Plants
Pellaea atropurpurea Purple-stem Cliff-brake SC Rare Plants
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern Pipistrelle THR Rare Mammals
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern SC Rare Plants
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Phlox bifida ssp. bifida Cleft Phlox SC Rare Plants
Pine relict Pine Relict NA Southern Forests
Pituophis catenifer Gophersnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Platanus occidentalis Sycamore SC Rare Plants
Poliocitellus franklinii Franklin's Ground Squirrel SC/N Rare Mammals
Polyamia dilata Prairie Leafhopper THR Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Polygala incarnata Pink Milkwort END Rare Plants
Polyodon spathula Paddlefish THR Rare Fishes
Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas Fern SC Rare Plants
Prenanthes aspera Rough Rattlesnake-root END Rare Plants
Prenanthes crepidinea Nodding Rattlesnake-root END Rare Plants
Primula fassettii Jeweled Shooting Star SC Rare Plants
Problema byssus Byssus Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Ptelea trifoliata ssp. trifoliata var. trifoliata Wafer-ash SC Rare Plants
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Quadrula nodulata Wartyback THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Quadrula quadrula Mapleleaf SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Quercus muehlenbergii Chinquapin Oak SC Rare Plants
Quercus palustris Pin Oak SC Rare Plants
Rhamnus lanceolata var. glabrata Lanced-leaved Buckthorn SC Rare Plants
Ruellia humilis Hairy Wild Petunia END Rare Plants
Sand barrens Sand Barrens NA Selected Habitats
Sand prairie Sand Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Schinia lucens Leadplant Flower Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush SC Rare Plants
Scutellaria ovata ssp. ovata Heart-leaved Skullcap SC Rare Plants
Scutellaria parvula var. parvula Small Skullcap END Rare Plants
Senna marilandica Maryland Senna SC Rare Plants
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Setophaga dominica Yellow-throated Warbler END Rare Birds
Silene nivea Snowy Campion SC Rare Plants
Southern dry forest Southern Dry Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest 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
Spinadis simplex A Flat-headed Mayfly END Rare Mayflies
Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata October Lady's-tresses SC Rare Plants
Springs and spring runs, hard Springs and Spring Runs, Hard NA Springs and Streams
Stenelmis douglasensis Douglas Stenelmis Riffle Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Stenelmis knobeli Knobel's Riffle Beetle END Rare Beetles
Stenelmis musgravei A Riffle Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Stream--fast, hard, cold Stream--Fast, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle END Rare Reptiles
Trillium nivale Snow Trillium THR Rare Plants
Triphora trianthophora Nodding Pogonia SC Rare Plants
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Vallonia parvula Trumpet Vallonia SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis Ellipse THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Vertigo hubrichti Hubricht's Vertigo END Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vireo bellii Bell's Vireo THR Rare Birds
Bombus affinis Rusty-patched Bumble Bee SC/FL LE Rare Ants, Wasps, and Bees
Cumberlandia monodonta Spectaclecase END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Lampsilis higginsii Higgins Eye END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Plethobasus cyphyus Sheepnose END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Somatochlora hineana Hine's Emerald END LE Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Aconitum noveboracense Northern Monkshood THR LT Rare Plants
Lespedeza leptostachya Prairie Bush Clover END LT Rare Plants
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Platanthera leucophaea Eastern Prairie White Fringed Orchid END LT Rare Plants
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Attenuipyga vanduzeei A Leafhopper END SOC Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Bombus terricola Yellowbanded Bumble Bee SC/N SOC Rare Ants, Wasps, and Bees
Cirsium hillii Hill's Thistle THR SOC Rare Plants
Crystallaria asprella Crystal Darter END SOC Rare Fishes
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander Mussel THR SOC Rare Mussels and Clams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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