Missouri Natural Heritage Program

Heritage Results for Mississippi County

NameState RankGlobal RankState StatusFederal Status
Shrub swampImperiled
Code: S2
Not ranked
Code: GNR
SwampCritically imperiled
Code: S1
Not ranked
Code: GNR
Wet bottomland forestVulnerable
Code: S3
Not ranked
Code: GNR
Wet-mesic bottomland forestImperiled
Code: S2
Not ranked
Code: GNR
A Gourd
Cayaponia quinqueloba
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Code: G4
A Mayfly
Baetisca obesa
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
A Moss
Fissidens hallianus
Imperiled
Code: S2
Not ranked
Questionable taxonomy
Code: GNRQ
A Moss
Orthotrichum diaphanum
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
A Sedge
Carex socialis
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Alligator Gar
Atractosteus spatula
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Vulnerable
Apparently secure
Code: G3G4
Alligator Snapping Turtle
Macrochelys temminckii
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Vulnerable
Apparently secure
Code: G3G4
American Cupscale
Sacciolepis striata
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
American Eel
Anguilla rostrata
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information
Unrankable
Code: SU
Apparently secure
Code: G4
American Frogbit
Limnobium spongia ssp. spongia
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Arrow Arum
Peltandra virginica ssp. virginica
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Taxonomic subdivision:
Secure
Code: G5T5
Bald Cypress Katydid
Inscudderia taxodii
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Not ranked
Code: GNR
Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Black Sandshell
Ligumia recta
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Secure
Code: G4G5
Black-crowned Night-heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Bristly Sedge
Carex comosa
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Cajun Dwarf Crayfish
Cambarellus shufeldtii
Vulnerable
Unranked
Code: S3?
Secure
Code: G5
Cotton Mouse
Peromyscus gossypinus
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Eastern Blue-eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Eastern Spadefoot
Scaphiopus holbrookii
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Ebonyshell
Reginaia ebenus
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Secure
Code: G4G5
Endangered
Code: E
Flat Floater
Utterbackiana suborbiculata
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Flathead Chub
Platygobio gracilis
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Endangered
Code: E
Flier
Centrarchus macropterus
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Golden Topminnow
Fundulus chrysotus
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Great Egret
Ardea alba
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Harlequin Darter
Etheostoma histrio
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Endangered
Code: E
Hickorynut
Obovaria olivaria
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Hoosier Grasshopper
Paroxya hoosieri
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Illinois Chorus Frog
Pseudacris illinoensis
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Vulnerable
Code: G3
Interior Least Tern
Sterna antillarum athalassos
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Taxonomic subdivision:
Imperiled
Questionable taxonomy
Code: G4T2Q
Endangered
Code: E
Endangered
Code: E
Ironcolor Shiner
Notropis chalybaeus
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Lake Chubsucker
Erimyzon sucetta
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Lake Cress
Rorippa aquatica
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Inexact numeric rank
Code: G4?
Lake Sturgeon
Acipenser fulvescens
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Vulnerable
Apparently secure
Code: G3G4
Endangered
Code: E
Larger Pygmy Grasshopper
Neotridactylus apicialis
Unrankable
Code: SU
Not ranked
Code: GNR
Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Loggerhead Shrike
Lanius ludovicianus
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Mississippi Kite
Ictinia mississippiensis
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Mississippi Silvery Minnow
Hybognathus nuchalis
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information
Vulnerable
Apparently secure
Code: S3S4
Secure
Code: G5
Ohio Shrimp
Macrobrachium ohione
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Painted Devil Crayfish
Lacunicambarus ludovicianus
Unrankable
Code: SU
Secure
Code: G5
Pallid Sturgeon
Scaphirhynchus albus
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Imperiled
Code: G2
Endangered
Code: E
Endangered
Code: E
Plains Minnow
Hybognathus placitus
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Primrose Willow
Ludwigia leptocarpa
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Pugnose Minnow
Opsopoeodus emiliae
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information
Apparently secure
Code: S4
Secure
Code: G5
Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat
Corynorhinus rafinesquii
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Vulnerable
Apparently secure
Code: G3G4
River Darter
Percina shumardi
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Rock Pocketbook
Arcidens confragosus
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Sand Violet
Viola affinis
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Endangered
Code: E
Sora
Porzana carolina
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Southeastern Myotis
Myotis austroriparius
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information
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Starhead Topminnow
Fundulus dispar
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Striped Mullet
Mugil cephalus
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information
Accidental\/Nonregular
Code: SA
Secure
Code: G5
Sturgeon Chub
Macrhybopsis gelida
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Vulnerable
Code: G3
Swamp Loosestrife
Decodon verticillatus
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Swamp Rabbit
Sylvilagus aquaticus
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Texas Lilliput
Toxolasma texasiense
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Trepocarpus
Trepocarpus aethusae
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Secure
Code: G4G5
Umbrella Sedge
Cyperus retroflexus
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Secure
Code: G5
Vernal Crayfish
Procambarus viaeviridis
Vulnerable
Unranked
Code: S3?
Secure
Code: G5
Virginia Rail
Rallus limicola
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Code: G5
Wartyback
Cyclonaias nodulata
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Apparently secure
Code: G4
Weak Nettle
Urtica chamaedryoides
Critically imperiled
Code: S1
Apparently secure
Secure
Code: G4G5
Weed Shiner
Notropis texanus
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information
Vulnerable
Code: S3
Secure
Code: G5
Western Mudsnake
Farancia abacura reinwardtii
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information
Imperiled
Code: S2
Secure
Taxonomic subdivision:
Secure
Code: G5T5
Yellow Rail
Coturnicops noveboracensis
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information
Unrankable
Code: SU
Apparently secure
Code: G4

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