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Brown 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 Brown 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 Brown 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
Viola rostrata Long-spurred Violet SC Rare Plants
Vertigo nylanderi Deep-throated Vertigo SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Vertigo hubrichti Hubricht's Vertigo END Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Trisetum melicoides Purple False Oats END Rare Plants
Trillium nivale Snow Trillium THR Rare Plants
Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark SC/M Rare Birds
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean SC Rare Plants
Striatura ferrea Black Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Striatura exigua Ribbed Striate SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Stream--slow, hard, warm Stream--Slow, Hard, Warm NA Springs and Streams
Sterna hirundo Common Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Sterna forsteri Forster's Tern END Rare Birds
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Ranunculus cymbalaria Seaside Crowfoot THR Rare Plants
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue SC Rare Plants
Paravitrea multidentata Dentate Supercoil SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron SC/M Rare Birds
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern mesic forest Northern Mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Limotettix elegans A Leafhopper SC/N Rare Leafhoppers and True Bugs
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish THR Rare Fishes
Lake--shallow, hard, seepage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Iris lacustris Dwarf Lake Iris THR LT Rare Plants
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian Tern END Rare Birds
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Gymnocarpium robertianum Limestone Oak Fern SC Rare Plants
Guppya sterkii Brilliant Granule SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Great Lakes Ridge and Swale Great Lakes Ridge and Swale NA Community Complexes
Great lakes beach Great Lakes Beach NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyphyalinia rhoadsi Sculpted Glyph SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Galium palustre Marsh Bedstraw SC Rare Plants
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon END Rare Birds
Erynnis martialis Mottled Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Eleocharis compressa var. compressa Flat-stemmed Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Dryopteris filix-mas Male Fern SC Rare Plants
Cymbiodyta toddi A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald's Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex formosa Handsome Sedge THR Rare Plants
Cakile edentula var. lacustris American Sea-rocket SC Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper THR Rare Birds
Ardea alba Great Egret THR Rare Birds
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Anguilla rostrata American Eel SC/N Rare Fishes
Alvar Alvar NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell Mussel THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Agabus discolor A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Adlumia fungosa Climbing Fumitory SC Rare Plants
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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