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Natural Heritage Inventory data county tool

Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Agabetes acuductus A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Callitriche hermaphroditica Autumnal Water-starwort SC Rare Plants
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Elatine triandra Longstem Water-wort SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel SC/P Rare Mammals
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Hydraena angulicollis A Minute Moss Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Juncus marginatus Grassleaf Rush SC Rare Plants
Lake--deep, hard, drainage Lake--Deep, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, soft, drainage Lake--Deep, Soft, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
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, hard, drainage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, soft, seepage Lake--Shallow, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Leucophysalis grandiflora Large-flowered Ground-cherry SC Rare Plants
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse SC/N Rare Mammals
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 wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue SC Rare Plants
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Poecile hudsonicus Boreal Chickadee SC/M Rare Birds
Potamogeton bicupulatus Snail-seed Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton confervoides Algae-leaved Pondweed THR Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Scirpus georgianus Georgia Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Scirpus pallidus Pale Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander Mussel THR SOC Rare Mussels and Clams
Sorex palustris Water Shrew SC/N Rare Mammals
Spring pond Spring Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Stream--fast, hard, cold Stream--Fast, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, warm Stream--Slow, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, soft, warm Stream--Slow, Soft, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean SC Rare Plants
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Vaccinium cespitosum Dwarf Bilberry END Rare Plants
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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