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Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Jackson 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
Agabetes acuductus A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Anguilla rostrata American Eel SC/N Rare Fishes
Anodonta suborbiculata Flat Floater SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Apalone mutica Smooth Softshell SC/H Rare Reptiles
Arphia conspersa Speckled Rangeland Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Asclepias lanuginosa Woolly Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Banksiola dossuaria A Giant Casemaker Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Bartonia paniculata Twining Screwstem SC Rare Plants
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Calcareous fen Calcareous Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Callitriche heterophylla Large Water-starwort THR Rare Plants
Callophrys irus Frosted Elfin THR Rare Butterflies and Moths
Carex cumulata Clustered Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex livida Livid Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald's Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex straminea Straw Sedge SC Rare Plants
Central poor fen Central Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Central sands pine-oak forest Central Sands Pine-Oak Forest NA Southern Forests
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Chondestes grammacus Lark Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Chordeiles minor Common Nighthawk SC/M Rare Birds
Coastal plain marsh Coastal Plain Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Coluber constrictor North American Racer SC/P Rare Reptiles
Crotalaria sagittalis Arrow-headed Rattle-box SC Rare Plants
Cuscuta pentagona Field Dodder SC Rare Plants
Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker THR Rare Fishes
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Diarrhena obovata Ovate Beak Grass END Rare Plants
Dichromorpha viridis Short-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Ellipsoptera lepida Ghost Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Empidonax virescens Acadian Flycatcher THR Rare Birds
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Erynnis lucilius Columbine Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Erynnis martialis Mottled Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Erynnis persius Persius Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Etheostoma asprigene Mud Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Forested seep Forested Seep NA Northern Forests
Fundulus dispar Starhead Topminnow END Rare Fishes
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky Warbler THR Rare Birds
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Guppya sterkii Brilliant Granule SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Hemileuca nevadensis ssp. 3 Midwestern Fen Buckmoth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Hemlock relict Hemlock Relict NA Southern Forests
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Huperzia porophila Rock Clubmoss SC Rare Plants
Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner END Rare Fishes
Hygrotus farctus A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Juncus marginatus Grassleaf Rush SC Rare Plants
Limotettix pseudosphagneticus A Leafhopper SC/N Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog SC/H Rare Amphibians
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Maccaffertium pulchellum A Flat-headed Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Melanoplus fasciatus Huckleberry Spur-throat Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Melanoplus stonei Stone's Locust SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Northern dry forest Northern Dry Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-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
Oak barrens Oak Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Oak woodland Oak Woodland NA Savannas and Woodlands
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Ophisaurus attenuatus Slender Glass Lizard END Rare Reptiles
Oporornis agilis Connecticut Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Opuntia fragilis Brittle Prickly-pear THR Rare Plants
Orphulella pelidna Spotted-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Papaipema beeriana Liatris Borer Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Percina evides Gilt Darter THR Rare Fishes
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Piptatheropsis canadensis Canada Mountain Ricegrass SC Rare Plants
Pituophis catenifer Gophersnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Polyamia dilata Prairie Leafhopper THR Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Polytaenia nuttallii Prairie Parsley THR Rare Plants
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Pseudognaphalium micradenium Catfoot SC Rare Plants
Rhexia virginica Virginia Meadow-beauty SC Rare Plants
Riverine Lake/Pond Riverine Lake/Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Salix sericea Silky Willow SC Rare Plants
Sand prairie Sand Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Schinia indiana Phlox Moth END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Scirpus georgianus Georgia Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Scleria reticularis Netted Nutrush END Rare Plants
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush SC Rare Plants
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Somatochlora incurvata Incurvate Emerald END Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Somatochlora tenebrosa Clamp-tipped Emerald SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Sorex palustris Water Shrew SC/N Rare Mammals
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
Stenelmis antennalis A Riffle Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Stream--fast, hard, warm Stream--Fast, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, soft, cold Stream--Fast, Soft, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, soft, warm Stream--Fast, Soft, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, soft, cold Stream--Slow, Soft, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Striatura exigua Ribbed Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean SC Rare Plants
Trachyrhachys kiowa Ash-brown Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Tympanuchus phasianellus Sharp-tailed Grouse SC/H Rare Birds
Viola sagittata var. ovata Sand Violet END Rare Plants
White pine-red maple swamp White Pine-Red Maple Swamp NA Southern Forests
Williamsonia lintneri Ringed Boghaunter SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Karner Blue SC/FL LE Rare Butterflies and Moths
Setophaga kirtlandii Kirtland's Warbler END LE Rare Birds
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Sistrurus catenatus Eastern Massasauga END LT Rare Reptiles
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
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
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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