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Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Adlumia fungosa Climbing Fumitory SC Rare Plants
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell Mussel THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Artemisia dracunculus Dragon Wormwood SC Rare Plants
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper THR Rare Birds
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Cakile edentula var. lacustris American Sea-rocket SC Rare Plants
Calamovilfa longifolia var. magna Sand Reedgrass THR Rare Plants
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid THR Rare Plants
Carex lenticularis Shore Sedge THR Rare Plants
Carex sychnocephala Many-headed Sedge SC Rare Plants
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Cicindela hirticollis rhodensis Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle END Rare Beetles
Clay seepage bluff Clay Seepage Bluff NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. psammophilus Thickspike THR Rare Plants
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Empidonax virescens Acadian Flycatcher THR Rare Birds
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Euphorbia polygonifolia Seaside Spurge SC Rare Plants
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon END Rare Birds
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Great lakes beach Great Lakes Beach NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Great lakes dune Great Lakes Dune NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Great Lakes Ridge and Swale Great Lakes Ridge and Swale NA Community Complexes
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Homalosorus pycnocarpos Glade Fern SC Rare Plants
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal SC Rare Plants
Interdunal wetland Interdunal Wetland NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf SC Rare Plants
Lake--deep, hard, seepage Lake--Deep, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--hard bog Lake--Hard Bog NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--soft bog Lake--Soft Bog NA Lakes and Ponds
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR 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
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron SC/M Rare Birds
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Orobanche fasciculata Clustered Broomrape THR Rare Plants
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue SC Rare Plants
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern Pipistrelle THR Rare Mammals
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's Phalarope SC/M Rare Birds
Primula mistassinica Bird's-eye Primrose SC Rare Plants
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Ranunculus cymbalaria Seaside Crowfoot THR Rare Plants
Salix cordata Sand Dune Willow END Rare Plants
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern hardwood swamp Southern Hardwood Swamp 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
Striatura exigua Ribbed Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Striatura ferrea Black Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark SC/M Rare Birds
Triantha glutinosa False Asphodel THR Rare Plants
Triglochin palustris Slender Bog Arrow-grass SC Rare Plants
Trillium nivale Snow Trillium THR Rare Plants
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis Ellipse THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Vertigo hubrichti Hubricht's Vertigo END Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vertigo nylanderi Deep-throated Vertigo SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Viola rostrata Long-spurred Violet SC Rare Plants
Vitrina angelicae Transparent Vitrine Snail SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Cirsium pitcheri Pitcher's Thistle THR LT Rare Plants
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Coregonus zenithicus Shortjaw Cisco SC/H SOC Rare Fishes
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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