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Endangered Species In SouthCarolina

South Carolina has 41 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 22

Status Listing
T(S/A) Alligator, American ( Alligator mississippiensis)
E Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
E Heelsplitter, Carolina ( Lasmigona decorata)
E Manatee, West Indian ( Trichechus manatus)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
E Puma, eastern ( Puma concolor couguar)
T Salamander, flatwoods ( Ambystoma cingulatum)
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)
T Snake, eastern indigo ( Drymarchon corais couperi)
E Stork, wood (AL, FL, GA, SC) ( Mycteria americana)
E Sturgeon, shortnose ( Acipenser brevirostrum)
T Tern, roseate (Western Hemisphere except NE U.S.) ( Sterna dougallii dougallii)
T(S/A) Turtle, bog (southern) ( Clemmys muhlenbergii)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Whale, right ( Balaena glacialis)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Plants -- 19

Status Listing
T Amaranth, seabeach ( Amaranthus pumilus)
T Amphianthus, little ( Amphianthus pusillus)
E Coneflower, smooth ( Echinacea laevigata)
E Sunflower, Schweinitz's ( Helianthus schweinitzii)
T Pink, swamp ( Helonias bullata)
T Heartleaf, dwarf-flowered ( Hexastylis naniflora)
E Quillwort, black spored ( Isoetes melanospora)
T Pogonia, small whorled ( Isotria medeoloides)
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)
T Gooseberry, Miccosukee ( Ribes echinellum)
E Arrowhead, bunched ( Sagittaria fasciculata)
E Pitcher-plant, mountain sweet ( Sarracenia rubra jonesii)
E Chaffseed, American ( Schwalbea americana)
E Trillium, persistent ( Trillium persistens)
E Trillium, relict ( Trillium reliquum)

 

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