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Green 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 Green 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 Green 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
Wet prairie Wet Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Vireo bellii Bell's Vireo THR Rare Birds
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Triphora trianthophora Nodding Pogonia SC Rare Plants
Thaspium trifoliatum var. flavum Purple Meadow Parsnip SC Rare Plants
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake SC/H Rare Reptiles
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle END Rare Reptiles
Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark SC/M Rare Birds
Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata October Lady's-tresses SC Rare Plants
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Southern mesic forest Southern Mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern dry forest Southern Dry Forest NA Southern Forests
Sistrurus catenatus Eastern Massasauga END LT Rare Reptiles
Silene nivea Snowy Campion SC Rare Plants
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush SC Rare Plants
Schinia lucens Leadplant Flower Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Sand prairie Sand Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Ruellia humilis Hairy Wild Petunia END Rare Plants
Regina septemvittata Queensnake END Rare Reptiles
Ptelea trifoliata ssp. trifoliata var. trifoliata Wafer-ash SC Rare Plants
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Prenanthes crepidinea Nodding Rattlesnake-root END Rare Plants
Prenanthes aspera Rough Rattlesnake-root END Rare Plants
Polytaenia nuttallii Prairie Parsley THR Rare Plants
Polygala incarnata Pink Milkwort END Rare Plants
Platanus occidentalis Sycamore SC Rare Plants
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern SC Rare Plants
Pentagenia vittigera A Common Burrower Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue SC Rare Plants
Pediomelum esculentum Prairie Turnip SC Rare Plants
Papaipema silphii Silphium Borer Moth END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Packera plattensis Prairie Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Orobanche fasciculata Clustered Broomrape THR Rare Plants
Oak woodland Oak Woodland NA Savannas and Woodlands
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron SC/M Rare Birds
Noturus exilis Slender Madtom END Rare Fishes
Notropis nubilus Ozark Minnow THR Rare Fishes
Nothocalais cuspidata Prairie False-dandelion SC Rare Plants
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Myndus ovatus A Planthopper SC/N Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie Vole SC/N Rare Mammals
Mesic prairie Mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog SC/H Rare Amphibians
Lespedeza violacea Violet Bush Clover SC Rare Plants
Lespedeza leptostachya Prairie Bush Clover END LT Rare Plants
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Kansendria kansiensis A Leafhopper SC/N Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Juncus vaseyi Vasey's Rush SC Rare Plants
Ictiobus niger Black Buffalo THR Rare Fishes
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted Chat SC/M Rare Birds
Hypericum sphaerocarpum Round-fruited St. John's Wort THR Rare Plants
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Great Water-leaf SC Rare Plants
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal SC Rare Plants
Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner END Rare Fishes
Houstonia caerulea Azure Bluets SC Rare Plants
Homoeoneuria ammophila A Brush-legged Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Homalosorus pycnocarpos Glade Fern SC Rare Plants
Hetaerina titia Smoky Rubyspot SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Hesperia ottoe Ottoe Skipper END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee-tree SC Rare Plants
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky Warbler THR Rare Birds
Fundulus dispar Starhead Topminnow END Rare Fishes
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Erimystax x-punctatus Gravel Chub END Rare Fishes
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Empidonax virescens Acadian Flycatcher THR Rare Birds
Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower THR Rare Plants
Dry-mesic prairie Dry-mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Dichromorpha viridis Short-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Dichanthelium wilcoxianum Wilcox's Panic Grass SC Rare Plants
Cypripedium candidum White Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Cuscuta glomerata Rope Dodder SC Rare Plants
Cuscuta coryli Hazel Dodder SC Rare Plants
Colinus virginianus Northern Bobwhite SC/M Rare Birds
Cirsium hillii Hill's Thistle THR SOC Rare Plants
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Chaerophyllum procumbens Spreading Chervil SC Rare Plants
Cercobrachys winnebago Winnebago Small Square-gilled Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Cercobrachys fox Fox Small Square-gilled Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Catocala whitneyi Whitney's Underwing Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Catocala abbreviatella Abbreviated Underwing Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Carex gracilescens Slender Sedge SC Rare Plants
Camassia scilloides Wild Hyacinth END Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Bombus affinis Rusty-patched Bumble Bee SC/FL LE Rare Ants, Wasps, and Bees
Boechera dentata Short's Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Besseya bullii Kitten Tails THR Rare Plants
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper THR Rare Birds
Asclepias sullivantii Prairie Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Asclepias lanuginosa Woolly Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Arnoglossum plantagineum Prairie Indian-plantain SC Rare Plants
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Anguilla rostrata American Eel SC/N Rare Fishes
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Agalinis gattingeri Roundstem Foxglove THR Rare Plants
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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