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South Carolina

Taxonomy Common Name Scientific Name
Amphibians Chamberlain's dwarf salamander Eurycea chamberlaini
Eastern hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
Seepage salamander Desmognathus aeneus
Birds Eastern black rail Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis
Butterflies and Skippers Rare skipper Problema bulenta
Conifers and relatives Carolina hemlock Tsuga caroliniana
Crayfishes Mimic crayfish Distocambarus carlsoni
Chauga crayfish Cambarus chaugaensis
Broad River spiney crayfish Cambarus spicatus
Newberry burrowing crayfish Distocambarus youngineri
Dragonflies and Damselflies Mountain river cruiser Macromia margarita
Calvert's emerald Somatochlora calverti
Appalachian snaketail Ophiogomphus incurvatus
Ferns and relatives Winter quillwort Isoetes hyemalis
Flowering Plants Purple balduina Balduina atropurpurea
Boykin's lobelia Lobelia boykinii
Impressed-nerved sedge Carex impressinervia
No common name Eupatorium paludicola
No common name Sarracenia purpurea var. montana
Bog spicebush Lindera subcoriacea
Spathulate seedbox Ludwigia spathulata
Cape fear spatterdock Nuphar lutea ssp. sagittifolia
Lobed barren-strawberry Waldsteinia lobata
Georgia leadplant Amorpha georgiana var. georgiana
Elliott's croton Croton elliottii
Panhandle lily Lilium iridollae
Wire-leaved dropseed Sporobolus teretifolius
Carolina bishopweed Ptilimnium ahlesii
Sun-facing coneflower Rudbeckia heliopsidis
Godfrey's stitchwort Minuartia godfreyi
Ciliate-leaf tickseed Coreopsis integrifolia
Godfrey's privet Forestiera godfreyi
Long beach seedbox Ludwigia brevipes
Harper's fimbristylis Fimbristylis perpusilla
Thorne's beakrush Rhynchospora thornei
Ocmulgee skullcap Scutellaria ocmulgee
Hall's bulrush Schoenoplectus hallii
Carolina birds-in-a-nest Macbridea caroliniana
Raven's seedbox Ludwigia ravenii
Freshwater and Anadromous Fishes Robust redhorse Moxostoma robustum
Carolina pygmy sunfish Elassoma boehlkei
Freshwater Mussels Savannah lilliput Toxolasma pullus
Yellow lance Elliptio lanceolata
Brook floater Alasmidonta varicosa
Brother spike Elliptio fraterna
Atlantic pigtoe Fusconaia masoni
Delicate spike Elliptio arctata
Waccamaw fatmucket Lampsilis fullerkati
Liverworts Gorge leafy liverwort Plagiochila caduciloba
Sharp's leafy liverwort Plagiochila sharpii ssp. sharpii
Stoneflies Smokies needlefly Megaleuctra williamsae
Tiger Beetles Cobblestone tiger beetle Cicindela marginipennis

 

Trispot darter photo © Bernard Kuhajda