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Washburn 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 Washburn 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 Washburn 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
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Agabetes acuductus A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Artemisia dracunculus Dragon Wormwood SC Rare Plants
Artemisia frigida Prairie Sagebrush SC Rare Plants
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Botrychium minganense Mingan's Moonwort SC Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Canis lupus Gray Wolf SC/FL LE Rare Mammals
Chordeiles minor Common Nighthawk SC/M Rare Birds
Cicindela patruela patruela Northern Barrens Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Crotalaria sagittalis Arrow-headed Rattle-box SC Rare Plants
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Elatine triandra Longstem Water-wort SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Gomphus graslinellus Pronghorn Clubtail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
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, soft, seepage Lake--Deep, Soft, Seepage 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
Lycaena dione Gray Copper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
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 wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Notropis anogenus Pugnose Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Notropis nubilus Ozark Minnow THR Rare Fishes
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Oporornis agilis Connecticut Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Percina evides Gilt Darter THR Rare Fishes
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink SC/H Rare Reptiles
Poliocitellus franklinii Franklin's Ground Squirrel SC/N Rare Mammals
Potamogeton bicupulatus Snail-seed Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Schoenoplectus torreyi Torrey's Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Setophaga kirtlandii Kirtland's Warbler END LE Rare Birds
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Sparganium glomeratum Clustered Bur-reed THR Rare Plants
Springs and spring runs, soft Springs and Spring Runs, Soft NA Springs and Streams
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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