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Waushara 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 Waushara 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 Waushara 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
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell Mussel THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed END Rare Plants
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Calcareous fen Calcareous Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald's Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex sychnocephala Many-headed Sedge SC Rare Plants
Central sands pine-oak forest Central Sands Pine-Oak Forest NA Southern Forests
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Coastal plain marsh Coastal Plain Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Cuscuta pentagona Field Dodder SC Rare Plants
Cymbiodyta toddi A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Dry prairie Dry Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Eleocharis compressa var. compressa Flat-stemmed Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis equisetoides Horsetail Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis flavescens var. olivacea Capitate Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Ellipsoptera lepida Ghost Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Hydraena angulicollis A Minute Moss Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Inland beach Inland Beach NA Primary Habitats - Sand or Bare Soil Dependent
Juncus marginatus Grassleaf Rush SC Rare Plants
Lake--deep, hard, seepage Lake--Deep, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, hard, seepage Lake--Shallow, Hard, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, soft, seepage Lake--Shallow, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish THR Rare Fishes
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner END Rare Fishes
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Microtus ochrogaster Prairie Vole SC/N Rare Mammals
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Minuartia dawsonensis Rock Stitchwort SC Rare Plants
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-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
Oak barrens Oak Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Oenothera serrulata Yellow Evening Primrose SC Rare Plants
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Ophisaurus attenuatus Slender Glass Lizard END Rare Reptiles
Opuntia fragilis Brittle Prickly-pear THR Rare Plants
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue SC Rare Plants
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Pine barrens Pine Barrens NA Savannas and Woodlands
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Rhexia virginica Virginia Meadow-beauty SC Rare Plants
Rhynchospora scirpoides Long-beaked Bald-rush THR Rare Plants
Sceptridium rugulosum Rugulose Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush SC Rare Plants
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
Spring pond Spring Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Springs and spring runs, hard Springs and Spring Runs, Hard NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, hard, cold Stream--Fast, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean SC Rare Plants
Symphyotrichum dumosum var. strictior Bushy Aster SC Rare Plants
Triantha glutinosa False Asphodel THR Rare Plants
Trichophorum cespitosum Tufted Bulrush THR Rare Plants
Triglochin palustris Slender Bog Arrow-grass SC Rare Plants
Tympanuchus cupido Greater Prairie-Chicken THR Rare Birds
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Vertigo morsei Six-whorl Vertigo SC/N Rare Aquatic and Terrestrial Snails
Wet prairie Wet Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Wet-mesic prairie Wet-mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Epioblasma triquetra Snuffbox END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Karner Blue SC/FL LE Rare Butterflies and Moths
Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea Fassett's Locoweed END LT Rare Plants
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Calephelis muticum Swamp Metalmark END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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