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Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland 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
Crystallaria asprella Crystal Darter END SOC Rare Fishes
Ellipsaria lineolata Butterfly END Rare Mussels and Clams
Fundulus dispar Starhead Topminnow END Rare Fishes
Fusconaia ebena Ebonyshell END Rare Mussels and Clams
Hiodon alosoides Goldeye END Rare Fishes
Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner END Rare Fishes
Lampsilis higginsii Higgins Eye END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Lampsilis teres Yellow & Slough Sandshells END Rare Mussels and Clams
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Plethobasus cyphyus Sheepnose END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Somatochlora hineana Hine's Emerald END LE Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Spinadis simplex A Flat-headed Mayfly END Rare Mayflies
Stenelmis knobeli Knobel's Riffle Beetle END Rare Beetles
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle END Rare Reptiles
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Dry cliff Dry Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Eastern Red-cedar Thicket Eastern Red-cedar Thicket NA Southern Forests
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Hemlock relict Hemlock Relict NA Southern Forests
Lake--spring Lake--Spring NA Lakes and Ponds
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Northern wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Oak barrens Oak Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Pine relict Pine Relict NA Southern Forests
Sand barrens Sand Barrens NA Selected Habitats
Sand prairie Sand Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
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
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Wet prairie Wet Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Callirhoe triangulata Clustered Poppy-mallow SC Rare Plants
Didiplis diandra Water-purslane SC Rare Plants
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee-tree SC Rare Plants
Huperzia porophila Rock Clubmoss SC Rare Plants
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal SC Rare Plants
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Great Water-leaf SC Rare Plants
Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. John's-wort SC Rare Plants
Iodanthus pinnatifidus Purple Rocket SC Rare Plants
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf SC Rare Plants
Lespedeza violacea Violet Bush Clover SC Rare Plants
Minuartia dawsonensis Rock Stitchwort SC Rare Plants
Mussel Bed Mussel Bed SC Miscellaneous Elements
Myosotis laxa Small Forget-me-not SC Rare Plants
Packera plattensis Prairie Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Pediomelum esculentum Prairie Turnip SC Rare Plants
Pellaea atropurpurea Purple-stem Cliff-brake SC Rare Plants
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern SC Rare Plants
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Platanus occidentalis Sycamore SC Rare Plants
Primula mistassinica Bird's-eye Primrose SC Rare Plants
Rhamnus lanceolata var. glabrata Lanced-leaved Buckthorn SC Rare Plants
Rhus aromatica Fragrant Sumac SC Rare Plants
Salix sericea Silky Willow SC Rare Plants
Senna marilandica Maryland Senna SC Rare Plants
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean SC Rare Plants
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus Gold-eye Lichen SC Rare Lichens
Triphora trianthophora Nodding Pogonia SC Rare Plants
Woodsia oregana ssp. cathcartiana Oregon Woodsia SC Rare Plants
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner SC/H Rare Reptiles
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog SC/H Rare Amphibians
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Allogona profunda Broad-banded Forestsnail SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Catocala whitneyi Whitney's Underwing Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Cercobrachys fox Fox Small Square-gilled Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Ellipsoptera lepida Ghost Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Ellipsoptera macra Sandy Stream Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Etheostoma asprigene Mud Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Libellula cyanea Spangled Skimmer SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Mermiria bivittata Mermiria Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Orphulella pelidna Spotted-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Pentagenia vittigera A Common Burrower Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Zonitoides limatulus Dull Gloss SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Anodonta suborbiculata Flat Floater SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
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
Pantherophis spiloides Gray Ratsnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Pituophis catenifer Gophersnake SC/P Rare Reptiles
Quadrula quadrula Mapleleaf SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Aconitum noveboracense Northern Monkshood THR LT Rare Plants
Adoxa moschatellina Muskroot THR Rare Plants
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Arcidens confragosus Rock Pocketbook THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker THR Rare Fishes
Empidonax virescens Acadian Flycatcher THR Rare Birds
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky Warbler THR Rare Birds
Hendersonia occulta Cherrystone Drop THR Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub THR Rare Fishes
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
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Pseudognaphalium saxicola Cliff Cudweed THR Rare Plants
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Quadrula nodulata Wartyback THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander Mussel THR SOC Rare Mussels and Clams
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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