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Natural Heritage Inventory data county tool

Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington 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
Villosa iris Rainbow Shell END Rare Mussels and Clams
Viburnum cassinoides Northern Wild-raisin SC Rare Plants
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis Ellipse THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Triglochin palustris Slender Bog Arrow-grass SC Rare Plants
Thamnophis sauritus Eastern Ribbonsnake END Rare Reptiles
Thamnophis butleri Butler's Gartersnake SC/H Rare Reptiles
Southern Tamarack Swamp Southern Tamarack Swamp NA Southern Forests
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Southern mesic forest Southern Mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern hardwood swamp Southern Hardwood Swamp NA Southern Forests
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Setophaga citrina Hooded Warbler THR Rare Birds
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Regina septemvittata Queensnake END Rare Reptiles
Quercus muehlenbergii Chinquapin Oak SC Rare Plants
Poa sylvestris Woodland Bluegrass SC Rare Plants
Noturus exilis Slender Madtom END Rare Fishes
Notropis anogenus Pugnose Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner END Rare Fishes
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog SC/H Rare Amphibians
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish THR Rare Fishes
Lake--hard bog Lake--Hard Bog NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, hard, seepage Lake--Deep, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, hard, drainage Lake--Deep, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted Chat SC/M Rare Birds
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal SC Rare Plants
Herp Hibernaculum Herp Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Geothlypis formosa Kentucky Warbler THR Rare Birds
Forested seep Forested Seep NA Northern Forests
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Eurybia furcata Forked Aster THR Rare Plants
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Erynnis lucilius Columbine Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-herb SC Rare Plants
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Empidonax virescens Acadian Flycatcher THR Rare Birds
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ellipsoptera lepida Ghost Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Cuscuta polygonorum Knotweed Dodder SC Rare Plants
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Carex gracilescens Slender Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex digitalis var. digitalis Slender Wood Sedge SC Rare Plants
Calephelis muticum Swamp Metalmark END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Calcareous fen Calcareous Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Bog relict Bog Relict NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Besseya bullii Kitten Tails THR Rare Plants
Bat Hibernaculum Bat Hibernaculum SC Miscellaneous Elements
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed END Rare Plants
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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