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Waupaca 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 Waupaca 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 Waupaca 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
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Calcareous fen Calcareous Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Poor fen Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Lake--deep, hard, drainage Lake--Deep, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--deep, hard, seepage Lake--Deep, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--hard bog Lake--Hard Bog NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, hard, drainage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Drainage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, hard, seepage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Riverine Lake/Pond Riverine Lake/Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
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 wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Bedrock glade Bedrock Glade NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Moist cliff Moist Cliff NA Primary Habitats - Bedrock Dependent
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Agabetes acuductus A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Lioporeus triangularis A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Stenelmis antennalis A Riffle Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Stenelmis fuscata A Riffle Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Nyctanassa violacea Yellow-crowned Night-Heron THR Rare Birds
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Karner Blue SC/FL LE Rare Butterflies and Moths
Hetaerina titia Smoky Rubyspot SC/N 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
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse THR Rare Fishes
Notropis anogenus Pugnose Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Trachyrhachys kiowa Ash-brown Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Trimerotropis maritima Seaside Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Maccaffertium pulchellum A Flat-headed Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Pentagenia vittigera A Common Burrower Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Plauditus cestus A Small Minnow Mayfly SC/N Rare Mayflies
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell Mussel THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Epioblasma triquetra Snuffbox END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Quadrula quadrula Mapleleaf SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Simpsonaias ambigua Salamander Mussel THR SOC Rare Mussels and Clams
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Carex formosa Handsome Sedge THR Rare Plants
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald's Sedge SC Rare Plants
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Cystopteris laurentiana Laurentian Bladder Fern SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis flavescens var. olivacea Capitate Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis quadrangulata Square-stem Spike-rush END Rare Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-herb SC Rare Plants
Minuartia dawsonensis Rock Stitchwort SC Rare Plants
Opuntia fragilis Brittle Prickly-pear THR Rare Plants
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Rhynchospora scirpoides Long-beaked Bald-rush THR Rare Plants
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Valeriana uliginosa Marsh Valerian THR Rare Plants
Viburnum cassinoides Northern Wild-raisin SC Rare Plants
Viola rostrata Long-spurred Violet SC Rare Plants
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern hardwood swamp Southern Hardwood Swamp NA Southern Forests
Southern mesic forest Southern Mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern Tamarack Swamp Southern Tamarack Swamp NA Southern Forests
Stream--fast, hard, cold Stream--Fast, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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