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Oconto 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 Oconto 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 Oconto 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
Botrychium mormo Little Goblin Moonwort END Rare Plants
Calephelis muticum Swamp Metalmark END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian Tern END Rare Birds
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Lycaeides idas Northern Blue END Rare Butterflies and Moths
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked Grebe END Rare Birds
Sterna forsteri Forster's Tern END Rare Birds
Sterna hirundo Common Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Tiarella cordifolia Heartleaf Foamflower END Rare Plants
Vaccinium cespitosum Dwarf Bilberry END Rare Plants
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Bedrock glade Bedrock Glade NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Boreal rich fen Boreal Rich Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Glaciere Talus Glaciere Talus NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Great lakes barrens Great Lakes Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Inland beach Inland Beach NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Lake--deep, hard, drainage Lake--Deep, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, hard, seepage Lake--Deep, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, soft, seepage Lake--Deep, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--hard bog Lake--Hard Bog NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, hard, drainage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, hard, seepage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Seepage 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
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
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
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Poor fen Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern hardwood swamp Southern Hardwood Swamp NA Southern Forests
Spring pond Spring Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Springs and spring runs, hard Springs and Spring Runs, Hard NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, hard, cold Stream--Fast, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, soft, cold Stream--Fast, Soft, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Submergent marsh Submergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Cakile edentula var. lacustris American Sea-rocket SC Rare Plants
Carex backii Rocky Mountain Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald's Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex sychnocephala Many-headed Sedge SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis flavescens var. olivacea Capitate Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-herb SC Rare Plants
Galium palustre Marsh Bedstraw SC Rare Plants
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton bicupulatus Snail-seed Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Salix sericea Silky Willow SC Rare Plants
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Thalictrum revolutum Waxleaf Meadowrue SC Rare Plants
Triglochin palustris Slender Bog Arrow-grass SC Rare Plants
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Vaccinium pallidum Blue Ridge Blueberry SC Rare Plants
Viburnum cassinoides Northern Wild-raisin SC Rare Plants
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Karner Blue SC/FL LE Rare Butterflies and Moths
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron SC/M Rare Birds
Cicindela patruela patruela Northern Barrens Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Isogenoides olivaceus A Perlodid Stonefly SC/N Rare Stoneflies
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse SC/N Rare Mammals
Pieris virginiensis West Virginia White SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Striatura exigua Ribbed Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Striatura ferrea Black Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vertigo nylanderi Deep-throated Vertigo SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel SC/P Rare Mammals
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell Mussel THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Amerorchis rotundifolia Round-leaved Orchis THR Rare Plants
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid THR Rare Plants
Coturnicops noveboracensis Yellow Rail THR Rare Birds
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish THR Rare Fishes
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Petasites sagittatus Sweet Colt's-foot THR Rare Plants
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Polystichum braunii Braun's Holly-fern THR Rare Plants
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Valeriana uliginosa Marsh Valerian THR Rare Plants
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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