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State Records of Native Plants and Animals 1 documented by the Minnesota Biological Survey

Common name Scientific Name (Authority) Year
Animals

A species of tortricid moth

Eucosma millerana 2 Wright & Brown

2014

Spotted salamander

Ambystoma maculatum (Shaw)

2001

Four-toed salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum (Schlegel)

1994

Unisexual ambystomatid

Ambystoma laterale/jeffersonianum complex 1 (LLJ)

1994

Plants

Rough-leaved Dogwood

Cornus drummondii C.A. Meyer

2016

Male fern

Dryopteris filix-mas (Linnaeus) Schott

2014

Narrowleaf paleseed

Leucospora multifida (Michaux) Nuttall

2013

Algae-like pondweed

Potamogeton confervoides Reichenbach

2008

Hooker's sedge

Carex hookerana Dewey

2005

Linear-leaved moonwort

Botrychium lineare W. H. Wagner

2005

Canada rice grass

Piptatherum canadense (Poiret) Dom

2003

Hoary whitlow grass

Draba cana Rydberg

2001

New England sedge

Carex novae-anglia  Schweinitz

2001

Case's ladies'-tresses

Spiranthes casei Catling & Cruise

2000

Rough-fruited fairybells

Prosartes trachycarpa S. Watson

1999

Upswept moonwort

Botrychium ascendens W. H. Wagner 

1999

Green violet

Hybanthus concolor (T. Forster) Sprengel

1999

Slender rush

Juncus subtilis E. Meyer

1998

Spatulate moonwort

Botrychium spathulatum W. H. Wagner

1998

Robbin's spike-rush

Eleocharis robbinsii Oakes

1995

American beakgrain

Diarrhena obovata (Gleason) Brandenburg

1994

Carey's sedge

Carex careyana Torrey Walter

1993

Blunt-lobed grapefern

Botrychium oneidense (Gilbert) House

1992

Purple bladderwort

Utricularia purpurea Walter

1992

Hoary-fruited willow

Salix maccalliana Rowlee

1990

Hairy fimbristylis

Fimbristylis puberula (Michaux) Vahl

1987

Short-ray fleabane

Erigeron lonchophyllus Hooker

1985

Mosses & Lichens

A species of liverwort

Riccia sorocarpa Bischler

2013

A species of moss

Fontinalis welchiana Allen

2010

A species of moss

Tayloria serrata (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper

2010

A species of liverwort

Riccia huebeneriana Lindenberg

2010

A species of moss

Philonotis yezoana Bescherelle & Cardot

2009

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1 Taxa are listed at the species level, with the exception of the unisexual ambystomatid which is a complex of polyploids that reproduce through kleptogenesis. Other hybrids and subspecific taxa that were first documented in Minnesota by MBS are purposely not included on this list.

2 A newly described (2014) species.