Serach results for Cherokee county:

Rare, Threatened, & Endangered Species & Natural Communities Documented in Cherokee County, Alabama
Scientific Name Common Name Global
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Amphibians
Aneides aeneus Green Salamander G3G4 S3 SP P2
Desmognathus aeneus Seepage Salamander G3G4 S2 SP P2
Birds
Circus cyaneus Northern Harrier G5 S3N SP P2
Empidonax traillii Willow Flycatcher G5 S1B SC SP
Falco sparverius American Kestrel G5 S3B,S5N SP P2
Scolopax minor American Woodcock G5 S3B,S5N GB P2
Setophaga petechia Yellow Warbler G5 S2B SP
Vireo solitarius Blue-headed Vireo G5 S3B,S4N SP
Caddisflies
Ceraclea alabamae A Caddisfly G1G3 S1
Ceraclea alces Caddisfly G4 S1
Hydropsyche simulans Caddisfly G5 S1
Hydroptila micropotamis Caddisfly G1G2 S1
Theliopsyche melas Caddisfly G4G5 S1
Crayfishes
Cambarus longirostris Longnose Crayfish4 G5Q S2
Cambarus manningi Greensadle Crayfish G4 S2
Cambarus scotti Chattooga River Crayfish G3 S2 P2
Fishes
Cyprinella caerulea Blue Shiner G2 S1 LT SP P2
Etheostoma ditrema Coldwater Darter G2 S1 SP
Etheostoma trisella Trispot Darter G1G2 S1 SP EX
Percina lenticula Freckled Darter4 G3 S2S3
Percina palmaris Bronze Darter G4 S3
Percina shumardi River Darter G5 S3
Flowering Plants
Allium speculae Little River Canyon Onion G2 S2
Aureolaria patula Spreading False-foxglove G3 S1
Bigelowia nuttallii Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod G3G4 S3
Clematis socialis Alabama Leather-flower G1 S1 LE
Coreopsis pulchra Woodland Tickseed G2 S2
Cuscuta harperi Harper's Dodder G2G3 S2
Cyperus granitophilus Granite-loving Flatsedge G3G4Q S2
Dalea gattingeri Gattinger's Prairie Clover G3G4 S3
Echinacea simulata Wavy-leaf Purple Coneflower G3 S1
Fothergilla major Mountain Witch-alder G3 S2
Helianthus longifolius Longleaf Sunflower G3 S1S2
Helianthus verticillatus Whorled Sunflower G1Q S1 PE
Hypericum dolabriforme Straggling St. John's-wort4 G4 SH
Isotria verticillata Large Whorled Pogonia G5 S2
Lathyrus venosus Smooth Veiny Peavine G5 S1
Lysimachia graminea Grass-leaf Loosestrife G1Q S1
Marshallia mohrii Mohr's Barbara's Buttons G3 S3 LT
Nestronia umbellula Nestronia G4 S2
Orobanche uniflora One-flowered Broomrape G5 S2
Plantago cordata Heart-leaved Plantain G4 S2
Polygonella americana Southern Jointweed G5 S1
Prenanthes barbata Barbed Rattlesnake-root G3 S1S2
Ptilimnium nodosum Harperella G2 S1 LE
Pycnanthemum virginianum Virginia Mountain Mint G5 S1
Pyrularia pubera Buffalo-nut G5 S2
Rhynchospora thornei Thorne's Beakrush G3 S1
Ribes cynosbati Prickly Gooseberry G5 S1S2
Rudbeckia heliopsidis Sun-facing Coneflower G2 S2
Sagittaria secundifolia Little River Arrow-head G1 S1 LT
Sarracenia oreophila Green Pitcher Plant G2 S2 LE
Schoenolirion wrightii Texas Summybell G3 S1
Silene caroliniana ssp. wherryi Wherry's Catchfly G5T2T4Q S2
Silphium mohrii Mohr's Rosinweed G3?Q S1
Trillium lancifolium Narrow-leaved Trillium G3 S2S3
Freshwater Mussels
Amblema elliottii Coosa Fiveridge G3 S3 PS
Anodonta suborbiculata Flat Floater G5 S3 PS
Elliptio arca Alabama Spike G2G3Q S2 PS P1
Elliptio arctata Delicate Spike G2G3Q S2 PS P1
Epioblasma metastriata Upland Combshell4 GH SX LE SP SX
Epioblasma othcaloogensis Southern Acornshell4 GHQ SX LE SP SX
Hamiota altilis Fine-lined Pocketbook G2G3 S2 LT SP P2
Lasmigona alabamensis Alabama Heelsplitter G3 S3 PS
Lasmigona etowaensis Etowah Heelsplitter G3 S2 PS P2
Ligumia recta Black Sandshell4 G5 S2 PS P2
Medionidus parvulus Coosa Moccasinshell4 G1Q SX LE SP EX
Pleurobema decisum Southern Clubshell G2 S2 LE SP P2
Pleurobema georgianum Southern Pigtoe G1 S1 LE SP P1
Pleurobema hanleyianum Georgia Pigtoe4 G1 SX C SP EX
Pleurobema hartmanianum Cherokee Pigtoe4 G1 SX PS
Pleurobema perovatum Ovate Clubshell G1 S1 LE SP P1
Ptychobranchus foremanianus Rayed Kidneyshell G1 S1 LE5 SP P1
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface4 G4 S3 PS
Strophitus connasaugaensis Alabama Creekmussel G3 S3 PS P2
Toxolasma corvunculus Southern Purple Lilliput G1 S1 PS P1
Toxolasma parvum Lilliput G5 S3 PS
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot G5 S3 PS
Villosa nebulosa Alabama Rainbow G3 S3 PS
Villosa umbrans Coosa Creekshell4 G2 S2 PS P2
Freshwater Snails
Leptoxis foremani Interrupted Rocksnail4 G1 SX C SP EXCAU
Mammals
Myotis grisescens Gray Bat G3T2 S2N LE SP P1
Myotis sodalis Indiana Bat G2G3 S2N LE SP P1
Ursus americanus Black Bear6 G5T2 S2 GANOS P1
Natural Communities
Bigelowia nuttallii - Coreopsis pulchra - Liatris microcephala Herbaceous Vegetation Sandstone Glade G2? S2
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Herbaceous Vegetation Variable Water-milfoil Emergent Aquatic Vegetation G4 S1
Quercus phellos - Liquidambar styraciflua/Chasmanthium laxum Cumberland Plateau Forest Cumberland Plateau Willow Oak Pond G3 S1
Saccharum spp. - Panicum verrucosum - (Rhexia spp. - Sabatia spp.) Herbaceous Vegetation Southeastern Coastal Plain Pond Herbaceous Vegetation (plumegrass Type) G2G3 S1
Reptiles
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus Northern Pinesnake G4T4 S3 SP P2
Plestiodon inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined Skink G5 S3 SP P2
Turtles
Graptemys pulchra Alabama Map Turtle G4 S3 SP


Priority as identified in the State Wildlife Action Plan and its list of Species of Greatest Conservation Concern (for more information on SWAP, see http://www.outdooralabama.com/research-mgmt/swcs/).
Historic occurrence.
Ptychobranchus greenii was listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act in 1993. Williams et al. (2008) restricted its distribution to the Black Warrior and Tombigbee River systems, with the form in the remainder of the Mobile Basin recognized as Ptychobranchus foremanianus.
Reported from the county, but not likely part of an established, self-sustaining population

USFWS Designated Critical Habitat in Cherokee County, Alabama
Scientific Name Common Name Global
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Mussels
Epioblasma metastriata Upland Combshell GH SX LE SP SX
Epioblasma othcaloogensis Southern Acornshell GHQ SX LE SP SX
Hamiota altilis Fine-lined Pocketbook G2 S2 LT SP P2
Medionidus parvulus Coosa Moccasinshell G1 SX LE SP SX
Pleurobema decisum Southern Clubshell G2 S2 LE SP P2
Pleurobema georgianum Southern Pigtoe G1 S1 LE SP P1
Pleurobema perovatum Ovate Clubshell G1 S1 LE SP P1
Ptychobranchus greenii Triangular Kidneyshell G1 S1 LE SP P1

Location: Terrapin Creek, Coosa River


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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2010