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Sawyer 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 Sawyer 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 Sawyer 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
Boreal rich fen Boreal Rich Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Poor fen Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, soft, drainage Lake--Deep, Soft, Drainage 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, soft, drainage Lake--Shallow, Soft, Drainage 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
Spring pond Spring Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Forested seep Forested Seep NA Northern Forests
Mesic cedar forest Mesic Cedar 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 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
Cochlicopa morseana Appalachian Pillar SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Agabetes acuductus A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Helophorus latipenis A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye SC/M Rare Birds
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's Thrush SC/M Rare Birds
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher SC/M Rare Birds
Coturnicops noveboracensis Yellow Rail THR Rare Birds
Falcipennis canadensis Spruce Grouse THR Rare Birds
Oporornis agilis Connecticut Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Aeshna clepsydra Mottled Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Gomphus graslinellus Pronghorn Clubtail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Ophiogomphus anomalus Extra-striped Snaketail END Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish THR Rare Fishes
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying Squirrel SC/P Rare Mammals
Martes americana American Marten END Rare Mammals
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse SC/N Rare Mammals
Sorex palustris Water Shrew SC/N Rare Mammals
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Adlumia fungosa Climbing Fumitory SC Rare Plants
Amerorchis rotundifolia Round-leaved Orchis THR Rare Plants
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Botrychium lunaria Common Moonwort END Rare Plants
Botrychium minganense Mingan's Moonwort SC Rare Plants
Botrychium mormo Little Goblin Moonwort END Rare Plants
Callitriche hermaphroditica Autumnal Water-starwort SC Rare Plants
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid THR Rare Plants
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Elatine triandra Longstem Water-wort SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-herb SC Rare Plants
Galium brevipes Swamp Bedstraw SC Rare Plants
Leucophysalis grandiflora Large-flowered Ground-cherry SC Rare Plants
Littorella uniflora American Shoreweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton pulcher Spotted Pondweed END Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Schoenoplectus torreyi Torrey's Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Tephroseris palustris Marsh Ragwort SC Rare Plants
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Mountain Cranberry END Rare Plants
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Springs and spring runs, hard Springs and Spring Runs, Hard NA Springs and Streams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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