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Winnebago 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 Winnebago 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 Winnebago 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
Wild Rice Marsh Wild Rice Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Mesic prairie Mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Wet prairie Wet Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Wet-mesic prairie Wet-mesic Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern mesic forest Northern Mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Stenelmis sexlineata A Riffle Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Ardea alba Great Egret THR Rare Birds
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon END Rare Birds
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron SC/M Rare Birds
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked Grebe END Rare Birds
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Sterna forsteri Forster's Tern END Rare Birds
Sterna hirundo Common Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Yellow-headed Blackbird SC/M Rare Birds
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checker Spot SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker SC/N Rare Fishes
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner END Rare Fishes
Notropis anogenus Pugnose Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell Mussel THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Quadrula quadrula Mapleleaf SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Tritogonia verrucosa Buckhorn THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed END Rare Plants
Carex formosa Handsome Sedge THR Rare Plants
Cuscuta polygonorum Knotweed Dodder SC Rare Plants
Cypripedium candidum White Lady's-slipper THR Rare Plants
Eclipta prostrata Yerba-de-tajo SC Rare Plants
Galium brevipes Swamp Bedstraw SC Rare Plants
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee-tree SC Rare Plants
Platanthera leucophaea Eastern Prairie White Fringed Orchid END LT Rare Plants
Ruellia humilis Hairy Wild Petunia END Rare Plants
Thalictrum revolutum Waxleaf Meadowrue SC Rare Plants
Verbena simplex Narrow-leaved Vervain SC Rare Plants
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Oak opening Oak Opening NA Savannas and Woodlands
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
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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