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Rare Species by County
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CountyTypeCategoryScientific NameCommon NameGlobal RankState RankFed. StatusState StatusHabitatWet Habitat Flag
AndersonVertebrate AnimalMammalNeotoma magisterAllegheny WoodratG3G4S3--DOutcrops, cliffs, talus slopes, crevices, sinkholes, caves & karst.Upland
AndersonVertebrate AnimalBirdThryomanes bewickiiBewick's WrenG5S1--DBrushy areas, thickets and scrub in open country, open and riparian woodland.Upland
AndersonVertebrate AnimalBirdSetophaga ceruleaCerulean WarblerG4S3B--DMature deciduous forest, particularly in floodplains or mesic conditions.Upland
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantEpilobium ciliatumHairy Willow-herbG5S1--TMountain BaldsPossible
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantIris fulvaCopper IrisG5S2--TBottomlandsPossible
AndersonInvertebrate AnimalArachnidNesticus payneiA Cave SpiderG3G4S3--Rare, Not State ListedTerrestrial cave associate; also may be found on surface; northern Ridge & Valley.Upland
AndersonInvertebrate AnimalMolluscDromus dromasDromedary PearlymusselG1S1LE, XNEMedium-large rivers with riffles and shoals w/ relatively firm rubble, gravel, and stable substrates; Tennessee & Cumberland systems.Aquatic
AndersonVertebrate AnimalAmphibianDesmognathus welteriBlack Mountain SalamanderG4S3--DSpring runs and permanent streams in wooded mountainous terrain; northern Cumberlands.Aquatic
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantDelphinium exaltatumTall LarkspurG3S2--EGlades And BarrensUpland
AndersonVertebrate AnimalFishPercina aurantiacaTangerine DarterG4S3--DLarge-moderate size headwater tribs to Tennessee River, in clear, fairly deep, rocky pools, usually below riffles.Aquatic
AndersonVertebrate AnimalFishNoturus flavipinnisYellowfin MadtomG1S1LT,XNTMedium size to large creeks and small rivers that are unpolluted & relatively unsilted; upper Tennessee River watershed.Aquatic
AndersonVertebrate AnimalMammalMyotis grisescensGray MyotisG3G4S2LEECave obligate year-round; frequents forested areas; migratory.Upland
AndersonInvertebrate AnimalMolluscFusconaia cuneolusFinerayed PigtoeG1S1LE, XNERiffles of fords and shoals of mod gradient streams in firm cobble and gravel substrates; middle & upper Tennessee River watershed.Aquatic
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantFothergilla majorMountain Witch-alderG3S2--TRocky Slopes And River BanksPossible
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantDiervilla loniceraNorthern Bush-honeysuckleG5S2--TRocky Woodlands And BluffsUpland
AndersonVertebrate AnimalFishChrosomus tennesseensisTennessee DaceG3S3--DFirst order spring-fed streams of woodlands in Ridge and Valley limestone region; Tennessee River watershed.Aquatic
AndersonAnimal AssemblageNo DataRookeryHeron RookeryG5SNR--Rare, Not State ListedNo DataNo Data
AndersonVertebrate AnimalFishEtheostoma maydeniRedlips DarterGNRS2--TFound in slow-moving large creeks and rivers in pools along the banks strewn with boulders and woody debris.No Data
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantOligoneuron albumPrairie GoldenrodG5S1S2--EBarrensUpland
AndersonVertebrate AnimalBirdVermivora chrysopteraGolden-winged WarblerG4S3B--TEarly successional habitats in foothill regions of Appalachians.Upland
AndersonNonvascular PlantNon-Vascular PlantHomaliadelphus sharpiiSharp's HomaliadelphusG3?S1--ECalcareous Or Dolomite BluffsUpland
AndersonVertebrate AnimalAmphibianHemidactylium scutatumFour-toed SalamanderG5S3--DWoodland swamps, shallow depressions, & sphagnum mats on acidic soils; middle & east Tennessee.Possible
AndersonInvertebrate AnimalInsectPseudanophthalmus payneiPayne's Cave BeetleG1S1--Rare, Not State ListedTerrestrial cave obligate; northern Ridge & Valley; reported from Anderson County.Upland
AndersonVascular PlantFlowering PlantElodea nuttalliiNuttall's WaterweedG5S2--SAquatic; Streams And PondsAquatic
AndersonInvertebrate AnimalMolluscHemistena lataCracking PearlymusselG1S1LE, XNEMedium-sized rivers of mod current, deeply buried in mud, sand, gravel, and cobble substrates; Tennessee & Cumb. river systems.Aquatic
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