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Iron 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 Iron 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 Iron 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
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Aeshna clepsydra Mottled Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Agabus leptapsis A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Asplenium trichomanes Maidenhair Spleenwort SC Rare Plants
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Boreal forest Boreal Forest NA Northern Forests
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Botrychium mormo Little Goblin Moonwort END Rare Plants
Brachycentrus lateralis A Humpless Casemaker Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid THR Rare Plants
Carex novae-angliae New England Sedge SC Rare Plants
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's Thrush SC/M Rare Birds
Cochlicopa morseana Appalachian Pillar SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher SC/M Rare Birds
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Drosera linearis Linear-leaved Sundew THR Rare Plants
Dryopteris filix-mas Male Fern SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Elliptio complanata Eastern Elliptio SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Eriophorum russeolum ssp. leiocarpum Russet Cotton-grass SC Rare Plants
Falcipennis canadensis Spruce Grouse THR Rare Birds
Galium brevipes Swamp Bedstraw SC Rare Plants
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel SC/P Rare Mammals
Goodyera oblongifolia Giant Rattlesnake-plantain SC Rare Plants
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Hygrotus farctus A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Isogenoides frontalis A Perlodid Stonefly SC/N Rare Stoneflies
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, soft, drainage Lake--Shallow, Soft, Drainage 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
Listera convallarioides Broad-leaved Twayblade THR Rare Plants
Martes americana American Marten END Rare Mammals
Melanoplus scudderi Scudder's Short-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Melica smithii Smith's Melic Grass END Rare Plants
Mesic cedar forest Mesic Cedar Forest NA Northern Forests
Moehringia macrophylla Large-leaved Sandwort END Rare Plants
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse SC/N Rare Mammals
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 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
Notropis anogenus Pugnose Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Patterned peatland Patterned Peatland NA Community Complexes
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue SC Rare Plants
Pieris virginiensis West Virginia White SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Poecile hudsonicus Boreal Chickadee SC/M Rare Birds
Polystichum braunii Braun's Holly-fern THR Rare Plants
Poor fen Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Potamogeton confervoides Algae-leaved Pondweed THR Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Psilotreta indecisa A Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned Kinglet SC/M Rare Birds
Rhynchospora fusca Brown Beak-rush SC Rare Plants
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Stream--fast, hard, warm Stream--Fast, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, warm Stream--Slow, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Woodsia oregana ssp. cathcartiana Oregon Woodsia SC Rare Plants
Zoogenetes harpa Boreal Top SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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