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Chippewa 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 Chippewa 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 Chippewa 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
Cumberlandia monodonta Spectaclecase END LE Rare Mussels and Clams
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback END Rare Mussels and Clams
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike END SOC Rare Birds
Ophiogomphus anomalus Extra-striped Snaketail END Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary END SOC Rare Butterflies and Moths
Alder thicket Alder Thicket NA Shrub Communities
Emergent marsh Emergent Marsh NA Herbaceous Communities - Marshes
Ephemeral pond Ephemeral Pond NA Lakes and Ponds
Floodplain forest Floodplain Forest NA Southern Forests
Hardwood Swamp Hardwood Swamp NA Northern Forests
Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range Karner Blue Federal High Potential Range NA HPR Miscellaneous Elements
Lake--deep, soft, seepage Lake--Deep, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--meromictic Lake--Meromictic NA Lakes and Ponds
Lake--shallow, soft, seepage Lake--Shallow, Soft, Seepage NA Lakes and Ponds
Muskeg Muskeg NA Shrub Communities
Northern dry-mesic forest Northern Dry-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern mesic forest Northern Mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern sedge meadow Northern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Northern Tamarack Swamp Northern Tamarack Swamp NA Northern Forests
Northern wet forest Northern Wet Forest NA Northern Forests
Northern wet-mesic forest Northern Wet-mesic Forest NA Northern Forests
Open bog Open Bog NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Poor fen Poor Fen NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
Sand prairie Sand Prairie NA Herbaceous Communities - Prairies
Southern dry-mesic forest Southern Dry-mesic Forest NA Southern Forests
Southern sedge meadow Southern Sedge Meadow NA Herbaceous Communities - Sedge Meadows, Fens, and Bogs
White pine-red maple swamp White Pine-Red Maple Swamp NA Southern Forests
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root SC Rare Plants
Bird Rookery Bird Rookery SC Miscellaneous Elements
Botrychium minganense Mingan's Moonwort SC Rare Plants
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush SC Rare Plants
Myosotis laxa Small Forget-me-not SC Rare Plants
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern SC Rare Plants
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower SC Rare Plants
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton bicupulatus Snail-seed Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed SC Rare Plants
Rhynchospora fusca Brown Beak-rush SC Rare Plants
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern SC Rare Plants
Schoenoplectus torreyi Torrey's Bulrush SC Rare Plants
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort SC Rare Plants
Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon SC/H Rare Fishes
Ammodramus nelsoni Nelson's Sparrow SC/M Rare Birds
Agabetes acuductus A Water Scavenger Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Agabus discolor A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Arphia conspersa Speckled Rangeland Grasshopper SC/N Rare Grasshoppers and Allies
Banksiola dossuaria A Giant Casemaker Caddisfly SC/N Rare Caddisflies
Epiaeschna heros Swamp Darner SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Etheostoma microperca Least Darter SC/N Rare Fishes
Hygrotus compar A Predaceous Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Hygrotus sylvanus Sylvan Hygrotus Diving Beetle SC/N Rare Beetles
Microtus pinetorum Woodland Vole SC/N Rare Mammals
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux (Sand) Snaketail SC/N Rare Dragonflies and Damselflies
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe SC/P Rare Mussels and Clams
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle SC/P SOC Rare Reptiles
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed THR Rare Plants
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk THR Rare Birds
Carex lenticularis Shore Sedge THR Rare Plants
Coturnicops noveboracensis Yellow Rail THR Rare Birds
Glyptemys insculpta Wood Turtle THR SOC Rare Reptiles
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Bat THR Rare Mammals
Setophaga cerulea Cerulean Warbler THR SOC Rare Birds
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis Ellipse THR Rare Mussels and Clams
Last revised: July 18, 2017
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