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Photo of Fassett's locoweed (Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea), a species known only from Wisconsin.

Fassett's locoweed (Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea), photo by Thomas Meyer, Wisconsin DNR.

There are 336 vascular plants on Wisconsin's Natural Heritage Working List, including 316 that are tracked by the Natural Heritage Inventory. Rare plant habitats can vary greatly in size and quality, with species occurring in both large blocks of high-quality undisturbed habitats as well as small, remnant, isolated sites.

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Scientific Name Common Name Global
Rank
State
Rank
Federal
Status
WI
Status
Mapped in NHI
Potamogeton confervoides Algae-leaved Pondweed G4 S2 THR Y
Astragalus alpinus Alpine Milkvetch G5 S1 END Y
Cakile edentula var. lacustris American Sea-rocket G5T3T5 S3 SC Y
Littorella uniflora American Shoreweed G5 S2 SC Y
Crotalaria sagittalis Arrow-headed Rattle-box G5 S1 SC Y
Listera auriculata Auricled Twayblade G3G4 S1 END Y
Callitriche hermaphroditica Autumnal Water-starwort G5 S2 SC Y
Houstonia caerulea Azure Bluets G5 S2 SC Y
Eleocharis rostellata Beaked Spike-rush G5 S2 THR Y
Carex concinna Beautiful Sedge G5 S1 THR Y
Primula mistassinica Bird's-eye Primrose G5 S3 SC Y
Nyssa sylvatica Black Tupelo G5 S1 SC Y
Fraxinus quadrangulata Blue Ash G5 S1 THR Y
Vaccinium pallidum Blue Ridge Blueberry G5 S1 SC Y
Solidago caesia Bluestem Goldenrod G5 S3 END Y
Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobe Grape-fern G4 S2 SC Y
Poa paludigena Bog Bluegrass G3 S3 SC Y
Juncus stygius Bog Rush G5 S1 END Y
Polystichum braunii Braun's Holly-fern G5 S3 THR Y
Opuntia fragilis Brittle Prickly-pear G5 S3 THR Y
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern G5 S2 SC Y
Carex platyphylla Broad-leaf Sedge G5 S2 SC Y
Listera convallarioides Broad-leaved Twayblade G5 S1 THR Y
Catabrosa aquatica Brook Grass G5 S1 END Y
Rhynchospora fusca Brown Beak-rush G4G5 S2 SC Y
Symphyotrichum dumosum var. strictior Bushy Aster G5T4 S1 SC Y
Juglans cinerea Butternut G4 S2S3 SC Y
Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid G5 S2 THR Y
Piptatheropsis canadensis Canada Mountain Ricegrass G4G5 S1 SC Y
Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. oxyacanthoides Canadian Gooseberry G5T5 S2 THR Y
Eleocharis flavescens var. olivacea Capitate Spike-rush G5 S2 SC Y
Carex careyana Carey's Sedge G4G5 S1 THR Y
Anemone caroliniana Carolina Anemone G5 S1 END Y
Pseudognaphalium micradenium Catfoot G4G5T3? S1 SC Y
Fimbristylis puberula Chestnut Sedge G5 S1 END Y
Quercus muehlenbergii Chinquapin Oak G5 S1S2 SC Y
Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas Fern G5 S2 SC Y
Potamogeton perfoliatus Clasping-leaf Pondweed G5 S1 SC Y
Phlox bifida ssp. bifida Cleft Phlox G5?T5? S1 SC Y
Pseudognaphalium saxicola Cliff Cudweed G5T2 S2 THR Y
Adlumia fungosa Climbing Fumitory G4 S2 SC Y
Dryopteris clintoniana Clinton's Woodfern G5 SH N
Festuca paradoxa Cluster Fescue G5 SH N
Orobanche fasciculata Clustered Broomrape G4G5 S1 THR Y
Sparganium glomeratum Clustered Bur-reed G4? S2 THR Y
Callirhoe triangulata Clustered Poppy-mallow G3 S2 SC Y
Carex cumulata Clustered Sedge G4G5 S2 SC Y
Carex exilis Coast Sedge G5 S1 THR Y
Pinguicula vulgaris Common Butterwort G5 S1 END Y
Botrychium lunaria Common Moonwort G5 S1S2 END Y
Astragalus neglectus Cooper's Milkvetch G4 S1 END Y
Anemone multifida var. multifida Cut-leaved Anemone G5T5 S1 END Y
Liatris punctata var. nebraskana Dotted Blazing Star G5T3T5 S2S3 END Y
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-herb G5 S3 SC Y
Artemisia dracunculus Dragon Wormwood G5 S2 SC Y
Carex prasina Drooping Sedge G4 S3 SC Y
Carex albicans var. albicans Dry Woods Sedge G5T5 S1 SC Y
Crataegus beata Dunbar's Hawthorn G2G4 SH N
Solidago simplex var. gillmanii Dune Goldenrod G5T3? S2 THR Y
Vaccinium cespitosum Dwarf Bilberry G5 S2 END Y
Iris lacustris Dwarf Lake Iris G3 S3 LT THR Y
Asclepias ovalifolia Dwarf Milkweed G5? S3 THR Y
Fuirena pumila Dwarf Umbrella Sedge G4 S1 END Y
Agalinis auriculata Earleaf Foxglove G3 S1 SC Y
Azolla caroliniana Eastern Mosquito Fern G5 SU N
Platanthera leucophaea Eastern Prairie White Fringed Orchid G2G3 S2 LT END Y
Carex garberi Elk Sedge G5 S2 THR Y
Eleocharis engelmannii Engelmann's Spike-rush G4G5 S1 SC Y
Drosera anglica English Sundew G5 S1 THR Y
Echinodorus berteroi Erect Burhead G5 SH N
Triantha glutinosa False Asphodel G5 S2S3 THR Y
Carex lupuliformis False Hop Sedge G4 S2 END Y
Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea Fassett's Locoweed G5T1T2 S1S2 LT END Y
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald's Sedge G5 S3 SC Y
Carex festucacea Fescue Sedge G5 S2 SC Y
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered Spike-rush G5 S2 SC Y
Cuscuta pentagona Field Dodder G5 S1 SC Y
Huperzia selago Fir Clubmoss G5 S1S2 SC Y
Silene virginica Fire Pink G5 S1 END Y
Eleocharis compressa var. compressa Flat-stemmed Spike-rush G4 S2 SC Y
Danthonia compressa Flattened Oatgrass G5 SU N
Caltha natans Floating Marsh Marigold G5 S1 END Y
Azolla mexicana Floating-fern G5 SU N
Lonicera involucrata Fly Honeysuckle G5 S1 END Y
Eurybia furcata Forked Aster G3 S3 THR Y
Symphyotrichum racemosum var. subdumosum Fragile-stemmed Aster G4G5T3T5Q SNA N
Rhus aromatica Fragrant Sumac G5 S1 SC Y
Scirpus georgianus Georgia Bulrush G5 S1 SC Y
Pterospora andromedea Giant Pinedrops G5 S1 END Y
Goodyera oblongifolia Giant Rattlesnake-plantain G5 S1 SC Y
Homalosorus pycnocarpos Glade Fern G5 S2 SC Y
Napaea dioica Glade Mallow G4 S3 SC Y
Hydrastis canadensis Golden-seal G3G4 S2S3 SC Y
Juncus marginatus Grassleaf Rush G5 S2 SC Y
Arnoglossum reniforme Great Indian-plantain G4 S3 SC Y
Spiranthes magnicamporum Great Plains Lady's-tresses G3G4 S3 SC Y
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Great Water-leaf G5 S3 SC Y
Asclepias hirtella Green Milkweed G5 S2 SC Y
Asplenium trichomanes-ramosum Green Spleenwort G5 S1 END Y
Hybanthus concolor Green Violet G5 SH N
Carex longii Greenish-white Sedge G5 SH N
Astragalus crassicarpus Ground-plum G5 S2 END Y
Carex capillaris Hair-like Sedge G5 S1S2 SC Y
Penstemon hirsutus Hairy Beardtongue G4 S1 SC Y
Paronychia fastigiata Hairy Forked Nail-wort G5 SU N
Thaspium chapmanii Hairy Meadow Parsnip GNR S1 END Y
Lechea mucronata Hairy Pinweed G5 S1 SC Y
Valeriana edulis var. ciliata Hairy Valerian G5T3 S3 SC Y
Ruellia humilis Hairy Wild Petunia G5 S2 END Y
Schoenoplectus hallii Hall's Bulrush G2G3 S1 SOC END Y
Carex formosa Handsome Sedge G4 S2 THR Y
Erigenia bulbosa Harbinger-of-spring G5 S1 END Y
Cuscuta coryli Hazel Dodder G5? S1 SC Y
Tiarella cordifolia Heartleaf Foamflower G5 S1 END Y
Plantago cordata Heart-leaved Plantain G4 S1 END Y
Scutellaria ovata ssp. ovata Heart-leaved Skullcap G5T5 S2S3 SC Y
Conioselinum chinense Hemlock-parsley G5 SH END Y
Potamogeton hillii Hill's Pondweed G3 S1 SC Y
Cirsium hillii Hill's Thistle G3 S3 SOC THR Y
Desmodium canescens Hoary Tick-trefoil G5 S1 SC Y
Draba cana Hoary Whitlow-grass G5 S1 END Y
Platanthera hookeri Hooker's Orchid G4 S2 SC Y
Eleocharis equisetoides Horsetail Spike-rush G4 S1 SC Y
Carex media Intermediate Sedge G5T5 S2 END Y
Polanisia jamesii James' Cristatella G5 SH N
Primula fassettii Jeweled Shooting Star G4 S1S2 SC Y
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee-tree G5 S2 SC Y
Besseya bullii Kitten Tails G3 S3 THR Y
Cuscuta polygonorum Knotweed Dodder G5 S1 SC Y
Armoracia lacustris Lake Cress G4? S1 END Y
Tanacetum bipinnatum ssp. huronense Lake Huron Tansy G5T4T5 S1 END Y
Rhamnus lanceolata var. glabrata Lanced-leaved Buckthorn G5T4T5 S1 SC Y
Rhododendron lapponicum Lapland Azalea G5 S1 END Y
Ranunculus lapponicus Lapland Buttercup G5 S1 END Y
Cardamine maxima Large Toothwort G5 S1 SC Y
Callitriche heterophylla Large Water-starwort G5 S1 THR Y
Leucophysalis grandiflora Large-flowered Ground-cherry G4? S1 SC Y
Geum macrophyllum var. macrophyllum Large-leaved Avens G5T5 S1 SC Y
Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum Large-leaved Avens G5T5 S2 SC Y
Moehringia macrophylla Large-leaved Sandwort G5 S1 END Y
Cystopteris laurentiana Laurentian Bladder Fern G3 S2 SC Y
Lemna aequinoctialis Lesser Duckweed G5 SU N
Pyrola minor Lesser Wintergreen G5 S1 END Y
Gymnocarpium robertianum Limestone Oak Fern G5 S1S2 SC Y
Drosera linearis Linear-leaved Sundew G4G5 S1 THR Y
Lemna obscura Little Duckweed G5 SU N
Botrychium mormo Little Goblin Moonwort G3 S1S2 END Y
Carex livida Livid Sedge G5 S2 SC Y
Rhynchospora scirpoides Long-beaked Bald-rush G4 S2 THR Y
Sagittaria montevidensis ssp. calycina Long-lobed Arrowhead G5T5? S1 SC Y
Viola rostrata Long-spurred Violet G5 S2S3 SC Y
Elatine triandra Longstem Water-wort G5 S1 SC Y
Orobanche ludoviciana Louisiana Broomrape G5 S1 END Y
Clinopodium arkansanum Low Calamint G5 S2 SC Y
Scleria verticillata Low Nutrush G5 S2 SC Y
Selaginella selaginoides Low Spike-moss G5 S1 END Y
Myriophyllum humile Low Water Milfoil G5 SU N
Asplenium trichomanes Maidenhair Spleenwort G5 S2S3 SC Y
Dryopteris filix-mas Male Fern G5 S1 SC Y
Eleocharis mamillata Mamillate Spike-rush G5 S1 SC Y
Carex sychnocephala Many-headed Sedge G5 S2 SC Y
Galium palustre Marsh Bedstraw G5 S1 SC Y
Parnassia palustris Marsh Grass-of-Parnassus GNR S1S2 THR Y
Equisetum palustre Marsh Horsetail G5 S2 SC Y
Tephroseris palustris Marsh Ragwort G5 S1 SC Y
Valeriana uliginosa Marsh Valerian G4 S2 THR Y
Senna marilandica Maryland Senna G5 S1 SC Y
Muhlenbergia richardsonis Mat Muhly G5 S1 END Y
Carex michauxiana Michaux's Sedge G5 S2 THR Y
Botrychium minganense Mingan's Moonwort G5 S2 SC Y
Lemna perpusilla Minute Duckweed G5 SU N
Boechera missouriensis Missouri Rock-cress G5 S2 SC Y
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Mountain Cranberry G5 S1S2 END Y
Huperzia appressa Mountain Fir Moss G5 S1 SC Y
Dasistoma macrophylla Mullein Foxglove G4 S1 SC Y
Adoxa moschatellina Muskroot G5 S2 THR Y
Commelina erecta var. deamiana Narrow-leaved Dayflower G5T5 S1 SC Y
Verbena simplex Narrow-leaved Vervain G5 S1 SC Y
Eleocharis nitida Neat Spike-rush G4 S2 END Y
Scleria reticularis Netted Nutrush G4 S1 END Y
Carex novae-angliae New England Sedge G5 S1 SC Y
Triphora trianthophora Nodding Pogonia G3G4 S2 SC Y
Prenanthes crepidinea Nodding Rattlesnake-root G4 S1 END Y
Utricularia resupinata Northeastern Bladderwort G4 S3 SC Y
Geocaulon lividum Northern Comandra G5 S1 END Y
Aconitum noveboracense Northern Monkshood G3 S2 LT THR Y
Gymnocarpium jessoense ssp. parvulum Northern Oak Fern G5T4 S1 SC Y
Lycopodiella margueritae Northern Prostrate Clubmoss G1G2 S1 SC Y
Cornus drummondii Northern Roughleaf Dogwood G5 SNA N
Stuckenia filiformis ssp. alpina Northern Slender Pondweed G5T5 S2 SC Y
Senna hebecarpa Northern Wild Senna G5 S1 SC Y
Viburnum cassinoides Northern Wild-raisin G5T5 S1 SC Y
Cypripedium parviflorum var. makasin Northern Yellow Lady's-slipper G5T4T5 S3S4 SC Y
Canadanthus modestus Northwestern Sticky Aster G5 S1 SC Y
Potamogeton oakesianus Oakes' Pondweed G5 S3 SC Y
Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata October Lady's-tresses G5?T4? S1 SC Y
Calopogon oklahomensis Oklahoma Grass-pink G3 SH SOC N
Rudbeckia fulgida Orange Coneflower G5 SU N
Woodsia oregana ssp. cathcartiana Oregon Woodsia G5T5 S1 SC Y
Diarrhena obovata Ovate Beak Grass G4G5 S2 END Y
Penstemon pallidus Pale Beardtongue G5 S1 SC Y
Scirpus pallidus Pale Bulrush G5 S2 SC Y
Agalinis skinneriana Pale False Foxglove G3G4 S2 END Y
Platanthera flava var. herbiola Pale Green Orchid G4?T4Q S2 THR Y
Botrychium pallidum Pale Moonwort G3 S1 SC Y
Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower G4 S3 THR Y
Desmodium perplexum Perplexed Tick-trefoil G5 S2S3 SC Y
Quercus palustris Pin Oak G5 S1 SC Y
Polygala incarnata Pink Milkwort G5 S1 END Y
Asplenium pinnatifidum Pinnatifid Spleenwort G4 S1 THR Y
Cirsium pitcheri Pitcher's Thistle G2G3 S2 LT THR Y
Packera indecora Plains Ragwort G5 S1 THR Y
Sisyrinchium angustifolium Pointed Blue-eyed-grass G5 S1 SC Y
Lespedeza leptostachya Prairie Bush Clover G3 S2 LT END Y
Botrychium campestre Prairie Dunewort G3G4 S1 END Y
Nothocalais cuspidata Prairie False-dandelion G5 S2 SC Y
Phemeranthus rugospermus Prairie Fame-flower G3G4 S3 SC Y
Arnoglossum plantagineum Prairie Indian-plantain G4G5 S3 SC Y
Asclepias sullivantii Prairie Milkweed G5 S2S3 THR Y
Polytaenia nuttallii Prairie Parsley G5 S2 THR Y
Packera plattensis Prairie Ragwort G5 S3 SC Y
Artemisia frigida Prairie Sagebrush G5 S2 SC Y
Carex suberecta Prairie Straw Sedge G4 S1 SC Y
Pediomelum esculentum Prairie Turnip G5 S3 SC Y
Trisetum melicoides Purple False Oats G4G5 S1 END Y
Thaspium trifoliatum var. flavum Purple Meadow Parsnip G5T5 S2 SC Y
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed G5? S3 END Y
Iodanthus pinnatifidus Purple Rocket G5 S1 SC Y
Pellaea atropurpurea Purple-stem Cliff-brake G5 S2 SC Y
Aplectrum hyemale Putty Root G5 S2S3 SC Y
Cypripedium arietinum Ram's-head Lady's-slipper G3 S2 THR Y
Carex crus-corvi Ravenfoot Sedge G5 S1 END Y
Eleocharis robbinsii Robbins' Spike-rush G4G5 S3 SC Y
Symphyotrichum robynsianum Robyns' Aster G5 S1 SC Y
Huperzia porophila Rock Clubmoss G4 S3 SC Y
Minuartia dawsonensis Rock Stitchwort G5 S1 SC Y
Draba arabisans Rock Whitlow-grass G4G5 S2 SC Y
Carex backii Rocky Mountain Sedge G5 S1 SC Y
Cuscuta glomerata Rope Dodder G5 S1 SC Y
Diodia teres Rough Buttonweed G5 S1 SC Y
Prenanthes aspera Rough Rattlesnake-root G4? S1 END Y
Hypericum sphaerocarpum Round-fruited St. John's Wort G5 S1S2 THR Y
Amerorchis rotundifolia Round-leaved Orchis G5 S1S2 THR Y
Agalinis gattingeri Roundstem Foxglove G4 S2 THR Y
Sceptridium rugulosum Rugulose Grape-fern G3 S2 SC Y
Eriophorum russeolum ssp. leiocarpum Russet Cotton-grass G5T4T5 S1 SC Y
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Coreopsis G5 S2 SC Y
Salix cordata Sand Dune Willow G4 S1 END Y
Calamovilfa longifolia var. magna Sand Reedgrass G5T3T5 S2 THR Y
Viola sagittata var. ovata Sand Violet G5T5 S2 END Y
Salix pellita Satiny Willow G5 S1 END Y
Ammannia robusta Scarlet Loosestrife G5 S2 SC Y
Carex schweinitzii Schweinitz's Sedge G3G4 SH END Y
Ranunculus cymbalaria Seaside Crowfoot G5 S2 THR Y
Euphorbia polygonifolia Seaside Spurge G5? S2 SC Y
Stuckenia vaginata Sheathed Pondweed G5 S1 THR Y
Spiranthes lucida Shining Lady's-tresses G4 S1 SC Y
Aristida dichotoma Shinners' Three-awned Grass G5 S1 SC Y
Carex lenticularis Shore Sedge G5 S2 THR Y
Sagittaria brevirostra Shortbeak Arrowhead G5 SU N
Boechera dentata Short's Rock-cress G5 S1S2 SC Y
Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. John's-wort G5 S1 SC Y
Dalea villosa var. villosa Silky Prairie-clover G5T5 S2 SC Y
Salix sericea Silky Willow G5 S1S2 SC Y
Lesquerella ludoviciana Silver Bladderpod G5 S1 THR Y
Pediomelum argophyllum Silvery Scurf Pea G5 S1 SC Y
Triglochin palustris Slender Bog Arrow-grass G5 S3 SC Y
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus Slender Bulrush G5 S1 SC Y
Lespedeza virginica Slender Bush Clover G5 S2 THR Y
Stuckenia filiformis ssp. occidentalis Slender Pondweed G5T5 S2 SC Y
Carex gracilescens Slender Sedge G5? S2 SC Y
Hypericum mutilum Slender St. John's-wort G5 S2 SC Y
Carex digitalis var. digitalis Slender Wood Sedge G5T5 S1 SC Y
Myosotis laxa Small Forget-me-not G5 S2 SC Y
Scutellaria parvula var. parvula Small Skullcap G4T4 S1 END Y
Nuphar microphylla Small Yellow Pond Lily G5T4T5 S1 SC Y
Ranunculus gmelinii Small Yellow Water Crowfoot G5 S2 END Y
Parnassia parviflora Small-flowered Grass-of-Parnassus G5T4 S1 END Y
Strophostyles leiosperma Small-flowered Woolly Bean G5 S2 SC Y
Melica smithii Smith's Melic Grass G4 S1 END Y
Carex nigra Smooth Black Sedge G5 S1 SC Y
Viburnum prunifolium Smooth Black-haw G5 S2 SC Y
Paronychia canadensis Smooth Forked Nail-wort G5 S2S3 SC Y
Phlox glaberrima ssp. interior Smooth Phlox G5TNR S2 END Y
Carex laevivaginata Smooth-sheathed Sedge G5 S1 END Y
Potamogeton bicupulatus Snail-seed Pondweed G4 S2 SC Y
Trillium nivale Snow Trillium G4 S3 THR Y
Silene nivea Snowy Campion G4? S3 SC Y
Trisetum spicatum Spike Trisetum G5 S2 THR Y
Botrychium spathulatum Spoon-leaf Moonwort G3 S1 SC Y
Potamogeton pulcher Spotted Pondweed G5 S1 END Y
Chaerophyllum procumbens Spreading Chervil G5 S1 SC Y
Dryopteris expansa Spreading Woodfern G5 S2 SC Y
Eleocharis quadrangulata Square-stem Spike-rush G5 S1 END Y
Viburnum edule Squashberry G5 S2 END Y
Carex straminea Straw Sedge G5 S1 SC Y
Acer pensylvanicum Striped Maple G5 S1 SC Y
Viola striata Striped Violet G5 S1 SC Y
Sullivantia sullivantii Sullivant's Cool-wort G4 S3 SC Y
Agrimonia parviflora Swamp Agrimony G5 S1S2 SC Y
Galium brevipes Swamp Bedstraw G4? S1 SC Y
Carex swanii Swan Sedge G5 S1 SC Y
Petasites sagittatus Sweet Colt's-foot G5 S3 THR Y
Platanus occidentalis Sycamore G5 S2 SC Y
Salix planifolia ssp. planifolia Tea-leaved Willow G5T5 S2 THR Y
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. psammophilus Thickspike G5T3 S2 THR Y
Najas gracillima Thread-like Naiad G5? S3S4 SC Y
Melica nitens Three-flowered Melic Grass G5 S1 SC Y
Rotala ramosior Toothcup G5 S2S3 SC Y
Schoenoplectus torreyi Torrey's Bulrush G5? S2 SC Y
Carex torreyi Torrey's Sedge G4G5 S1 SC Y
Trichophorum cespitosum Tufted Bulrush G5 S2 THR Y
Bartonia paniculata Twining Screwstem G5 S1 SC Y
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf G5 S3 SC Y
Potamogeton vaseyi Vasey's Pondweed G4 S3 SC Y
Juncus vaseyi Vasey's Rush G5 S3 SC Y
Thalictrum venulosum Veined Meadowrue G5 S1 SC Y
Lespedeza violacea Violet Bush Clover G5 S2 SC Y
Rhexia virginica Virginia Meadow-beauty G5 S3 SC Y
Ptelea trifoliata ssp. trifoliata var. trifoliata Wafer-ash G5T5 S2 SC Y
Didiplis diandra Water-purslane G5 S1 SC Y
Potamogeton diversifolius Water-thread Pondweed G5 S2 SC Y
Thalictrum revolutum Waxleaf Meadowrue G5 S2 SC Y
Festuca occidentalis Western Fescue G5 S1 THR Y
Polemonium occidentale ssp. lacustre Western Jacob's Ladder G5?T2Q S1 END Y
Scleria triglomerata Whip Nutrush G5 S2 SC Y
Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda White Adder's-mouth G4G5 S3 SC Y
Sisyrinchium albidum White Blue-eyed-grass G5? S2S3 SC Y
Anticlea elegans ssp. glaucus White Camas G5T4T5 S3 SC Y
Cypripedium candidum White Lady's-slipper G4 S2 THR Y
Dichanthelium wilcoxianum Wilcox's Panic Grass G5 S1 SC Y
Camassia scilloides Wild Hyacinth G4G5 S2 END Y
Glycyrrhiza lepidota Wild Licorice G5 S1 SC Y
Eleocharis wolfii Wolf Spike-rush G3G5 S1 SOC END Y
Poa wolfii Wolf's Bluegrass G4 S1 SC Y
Euphorbia commutata Wood Spurge G5 SH N
Poa sylvestris Woodland Bluegrass G5 S1 SC Y
Omalotheca sylvatica Woodland Cudweed G4 S1 SC Y
Asclepias lanuginosa Woolly Milkweed G4? S1 THR Y
Oenothera serrulata Yellow Evening Primrose G5 S2 SC Y
Nuphar advena Yellow Water Lily G5T5 S1 SC Y
Baptisia tinctoria Yellow Wild-indigo G5 S1 SC Y
Eclipta prostrata Yerba-de-tajo G5 S1 SC Y
Utricularia subulata Zigzag Bladderwort G5 SU N

Rank and status: To learn more about species rank and status, see the working list key. Mapped in NHI: (Natural Heritage Inventory): Y = Observations of these species are mapped into the NHI database.

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Last revised: Friday, August 10, 2018
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