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Pierce 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 Pierce 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 Pierce 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
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Allogona profunda Broad-banded Forestsnail SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Gastrocopta procera Wing Snaggletooth THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Guppya sterkii Brilliant Granule SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Helicodiscus singleyanus Smooth Coil SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Strobilops aeneus Bronze Pinecone SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon END Rare Birds
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack Herring END Rare Fishes
Anguilla rostrata American Eel SC/N Rare Fishes
Crystallaria asprella Crystal Darter END SOC Rare Fishes
Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker THR Rare Fishes
Etheostoma asprigene Mud Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Hiodon alosoides Goldeye END Rare Fishes
Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner END Rare Fishes
Ictiobus niger Black Buffalo THR Rare Fishes
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub THR Rare Fishes
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Polyodon spathula Paddlefish THR Rare Fishes
Polyamia dilata Prairie Leafhopper THR Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Perimyotis subflavus Eastern Pipistrelle THR Rare Mammals
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Arcidens confragosus Rock Pocketbook THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Cumberlandia monodonta Spectaclecase END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Ellipsaria lineolata Butterfly END Rare Mussels and Clams
Elliptio crassidens Elephant Ear END Rare Mussels and Clams
Epioblasma triquetra Snuffbox END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Fusconaia ebena Ebonyshell END Rare Mussels and Clams
Lampsilis higginsii Higgins Eye END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Lampsilis teres Yellow & Slough Sandshells END Rare Mussels and Clams
Megalonaias nervosa Washboard SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Plethobasus cyphyus Sheepnose END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Adoxa moschatellina Muskroot THR Rare Plants
Agalinis gattingeri Roundstem Foxglove THR Rare Plants
Anemone caroliniana Carolina Anemone END Rare Plants
Artemisia dracunculus Dragon Wormwood SC Rare Plants
Artemisia frigida Prairie Sagebrush SC Rare Plants
Astragalus crassicarpus Ground-plum END Rare Plants
Besseya bullii Kitten Tails THR Rare Plants
Carex careyana Carey's Sedge THR Rare Plants
Cirsium hillii Hill's Thistle THR SOC Rare Plants
Crotalaria sagittalis Arrow-headed Rattle-box SC Rare Plants
Cuscuta polygonorum Knotweed Dodder SC Rare Plants
Dalea villosa var. villosa Silky Prairie-clover SC Rare Plants
Glycyrrhiza lepidota Wild Licorice SC Rare Plants
Homalosorus pycnocarpos Glade Fern SC Rare Plants
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal SC Rare Plants
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Great Water-leaf SC Rare Plants
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf SC Rare Plants
Lespedeza leptostachya Prairie Bush Clover END LT Rare Plants
Lesquerella ludoviciana Silver Bladderpod THR Rare Plants
Liatris punctata var. nebraskana Dotted Blazing Star END Rare Plants
Nothocalais cuspidata Prairie False-dandelion SC Rare Plants
Oenothera serrulata Yellow Evening Primrose SC Rare Plants
Orobanche ludoviciana Louisiana Broomrape END Rare Plants
Packera plattensis Prairie Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Pediomelum esculentum Prairie Turnip SC Rare Plants
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Scutellaria parvula var. parvula Small Skullcap END Rare Plants
Silene nivea Snowy Campion SC Rare Plants
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean SC Rare Plants
Tephroseris palustris Marsh Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Trillium nivale Snow Trillium THR Rare Plants
Coluber constrictor North American Racer SC/P Rare Reptiles
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Oak barrens Oak Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Pine relict Pine Relict NA Southern Forests
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
Stream--slow, hard, warm Stream--Slow, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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