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Barron 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 Barron 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 Barron 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
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
Artemisia dracunculus Dragon Wormwood SC Rare Plants
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Botrychium minganense Mingan's Moonwort SC Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Callitriche hermaphroditica Autumnal Water-starwort SC Rare Plants
Carex prasina Drooping Sedge SC Rare Plants
Coturnicops noveboracensis Yellow Rail THR Rare Birds
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Dry-mesic prairie Dry-mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Elatine triandra Longstem Water-wort SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Epiaeschna heros Swamp Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Glaciere Talus Glaciere Talus NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
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
Leucophysalis grandiflora Large-flowered Ground-cherry SC Rare Plants
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
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
Notropis anogenus Pugnose Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Notropis nubilus Ozark Minnow THR Rare Fishes
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's Phalarope SC/M Rare Birds
Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink SC/H Rare Reptiles
Poor fen Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Potamogeton bicupulatus Snail-seed Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton confervoides Algae-leaved Pondweed THR Rare Plants
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton pulcher Spotted Pondweed END Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. oxyacanthoides Canadian Gooseberry THR Rare Plants
Schoenoplectus torreyi Torrey's Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Southern mesic forest Southern Mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Stream--fast, soft, warm Stream--Fast, Soft, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, soft, cold Stream--Slow, Soft, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Striatura ferrea Black Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark SC/M Rare Birds
Viburnum edule Squashberry END Rare Plants
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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