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Wood 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 Wood 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 Wood 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
Williamsonia lintneri Ringed Boghaunter SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Tympanuchus phasianellus Sharp-tailed Grouse SC/H Rare Birds
Tympanuchus cupido Greater Prairie-Chicken THR Rare Birds
Symphyotrichum robynsianum Robyns' Aster SC Rare Plants
Symphyotrichum dumosum var. strictior Bushy Aster SC Rare Plants
Stream--slow, hard, cold Stream--Slow, Hard, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Stream--fast, soft, cold Stream--Fast, Soft, Cold NA Springs and Streams
Southern mesic forest Southern Mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Somatochlora incurvata Incurvate Emerald END Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Sistrurus catenatus Eastern Massasauga END LT Rare Reptiles
Shrub-carr Shrub-carr NA Shrub Communities
Scirpus georgianus Georgia Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Sand prairie Sand Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Rallus elegans King Rail SC/M Rare Birds
Ptelea trifoliata ssp. trifoliata var. trifoliata Wafer-ash SC Rare Plants
Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary Warbler SC/M Rare Birds
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Poliocitellus franklinii Franklin's Ground Squirrel SC/N Rare Mammals
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked Grebe END Rare Birds
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid THR Rare Plants
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern SC Rare Plants
Orphulella pelidna Spotted-winged Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Ophisaurus attenuatus Slender Glass Lizard END Rare Reptiles
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Northern wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern Tamarack Swamp Northern Tamarack Swamp NA Northern Forests
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Northern mesic forest Northern Mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse SC/N Rare Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Bat THR LT Rare Mammals
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
Migratory Bird Concentration Site Migratory Bird Concentration Site SC Miscellaneous Elements
Microtus pinetorum Woodland Vole SC/N Rare Mammals
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner THR Rare Fishes
Lycopodiella margueritae Northern Prostrate Clubmoss SC Rare Plants
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Karner Blue SC/FL LE Rare Butterflies and Moths
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Juncus marginatus Grassleaf Rush SC Rare Plants
Ixobrychus exilis Least Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Hemileuca nevadensis ssp. 3 Midwestern Fen Buckmoth SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Erynnis persius Persius Dusky Wing SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Ellipsoptera macra Sandy Stream Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Ellipsoptera lepida Ghost Tiger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Eleocharis engelmannii Engelmann's Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Didiplis diandra Water-purslane SC Rare Plants
Cystopteris laurentiana Laurentian Bladder Fern SC Rare Plants
Cuscuta polygonorum Knotweed Dodder SC Rare Plants
Cuscuta pentagona Field Dodder SC Rare Plants
Chlidonias niger Black Tern END SOC Rare Birds
Central sands pine-oak forest Central Sands Pine-Oak Forest NA Southern Forests
Central poor fen Central Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Carex livida Livid Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex gracilescens Slender Sedge SC Rare Plants
Carex cumulata Clustered Sedge SC Rare Plants
Callophrys irus Frosted Elfin THR Rare Butterflies and Moths
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Botrychium mormo Little Goblin Moonwort END Rare Plants
Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern SC/M Rare Birds
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Boechera dentata Short's Rock-cress SC Rare Plants
Black spruce swamp Black Spruce Swamp NA Northern Forests
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper SC/N Rare Butterflies and Moths
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Artemisia frigida Prairie Sagebrush SC Rare Plants
Ammodramus leconteii Le Conte's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow's Sparrow THR SOC Rare Birds
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog END Rare Amphibians
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk SC/M SOC Rare Birds
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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