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Endangered Species In North Carolina

North Carolina has 61 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 35

Status Listing
T(S/A) Alligator, American ( Alligator mississippiensis)
E Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)
E Bat, Virginia big-eared ( Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus)
E Butterfly, Saint Francis' satyr ( Neonympha mitchellii francisci)
T Chub, spotfin Entire ( Cyprinella monacha)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
E Elktoe, Appalachian ( Alasmidonta raveneliana)
E Heelsplitter, Carolina ( Lasmigona decorata)
E Manatee, West Indian ( Trichechus manatus)
E Pearlymussel, littlewing ( Pegias fabula)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
E Puma, eastern ( Puma concolor couguar)
T Sea turtle, green (except where endangered) ( Chelonia mydas)
E Sea turtle, hawksbill ( Eretmochelys imbricata)
E Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley ( Lepidochelys kempii)
E Sea turtle, leatherback ( Dermochelys coriacea)
T Sea turtle, loggerhead ( Caretta caretta)
E Shiner, Cape Fear ( Notropis mekistocholas)
T Silverside, Waccamaw ( Menidia extensa)
T Snail, noonday ( Mesodon clarki nantahala)
E Spider, spruce-fir moss ( Microhexura montivaga)
E Spinymussel, Tar River ( Elliptio steinstansana)
E Squirrel, Carolina northern flying ( Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus)
E Sturgeon, shortnose ( Acipenser brevirostrum)
E Tern, roseate (northeast U.S. nesting pop.) ( Sterna dougallii dougallii)
T Tern, roseate (Western Hemisphere except NE U.S.) ( Sterna dougallii dougallii)
T(S/A) Turtle, bog (southern) ( Clemmys muhlenbergii)
E Wedgemussel, dwarf ( Alasmidonta heterodon)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Whale, right ( Balaena glacialis)
E Whale, sperm ( Physeter catodon)
E Wolf, red (except where XN) ( Canis rufus)
XN Wolf, red [XN] ( Canis rufus)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Plants -- 26

Status Listing
T Joint-vetch, sensitive ( Aeschynomene virginica)
T Amaranth, seabeach ( Amaranthus pumilus)
E Bittercress, small-anthered ( Cardamine micranthera)
E Coneflower, smooth ( Echinacea laevigata)
E Avens, spreading ( Geum radiatum)
E Lichen, rock gnome ( Gymnoderma lineare)
E Bluet, Roan Mountain ( Hedyotis purpurea montana)
E Sunflower, Schweinitz's ( Helianthus schweinitzii)
T Pink, swamp ( Helonias bullata)
T Heartleaf, dwarf-flowered ( Hexastylis naniflora)
T Heather, mountain golden ( Hudsonia montana)
T Pogonia, small whorled ( Isotria medeoloides)
T Blazingstar, Heller's ( Liatris helleri)
E Pondberry ( Lindera melissifolia)
E Loosestrife, rough-leaved ( Lysimachia asperulaefolia)
E Dropwort, Canby's ( Oxypolis canbyi)
E Harperella ( Ptilimnium nodosum)
E Sumac, Michaux's ( Rhus michauxii)
E Arrowhead, bunched ( Sagittaria fasciculata)
E Pitcher-plant, green ( Sarracenia oreophila)
E Pitcher-plant, mountain sweet ( Sarracenia rubra jonesii)
E Chaffseed, American ( Schwalbea americana)
E Irisette, white ( Sisyrinchium dichotomum)
T Goldenrod, Blue Ridge ( Solidago spithamaea)
T Spiraea, Virginia ( Spiraea virginiana)
E Meadowrue, Cooley's ( Thalictrum cooleyi)

 

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