Listed species believed to or known to occur in South Carolina

  • As of 02/13/2015 the data in this report has been updated to use a different set of information. Results are based on where the species is believed to or known to occur. The FWS feels utilizing this data set is a better representation of species occurrence. Note: there may be other federally listed species that are not currently known or expected to occur in this state but are covered by the ESA wherever they are found; Thus if new surveys detected them in this state they are still covered by the ESA. The FWS is using the best information available on this date to generate this list.
  • This report shows listed species or populations believed to or known to occur in South Carolina
  • This list does not include experimental populations and similarity of appearance listings.
  • This list includes species or populations under the sole jurisdiction of the National Marine Fisheries Service.
  • Click on the highlighted scientific names below to view a Species Profile for each listing.

Listed species -- 35 listings

Animals -- 13 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Bat, Northern long-eared Wherever found (Myotis septentrionalis)
E Heelsplitter, Carolina Wherever found (Lasmigona decorata)
T Knot, red Wherever found (Calidris canutus rufa)
T Manatee, West Indian Wherever found (Trichechus manatus)
T Plover, piping [Atlantic Coast and Northern Great Plains populations] - Wherever found, except those areas where listed as endangered. (Charadrius melodus)
T Salamander, frosted flatwoods Wherever found (Ambystoma cingulatum)
T Sea turtle, green North Atlantic DPS (Chelonia mydas)
E Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley Wherever found (Lepidochelys kempii)
E Sea turtle, leatherback Wherever found (Dermochelys coriacea)
T Sea turtle, loggerhead Northwest Atlantic Ocean DPS (Caretta caretta)
T Stork, wood AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC (Mycteria americana)
E Warbler (=wood), Bachman's Wherever found (Vermivora bachmanii)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded Wherever found (Picoides borealis)
Plants -- 22 listings
Status Species/Listing Name
T Amaranth, seabeach (Amaranthus pumilus)
T Amphianthus, little (Amphianthus pusillus)
E Arrowhead, bunched (Sagittaria fasciculata)
E Chaffseed, American (Schwalbea americana)
E Coneflower, smooth (Echinacea laevigata)
E Dropwort, Canby's (Oxypolis canbyi)
T Gooseberry, Miccosukee (Ribes echinellum)
E Harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum)
T Heartleaf, dwarf-flowered (Hexastylis naniflora)
E Irisette, white (Sisyrinchium dichotomum)
E Lichen, rock gnome (Gymnoderma lineare)
E Loosestrife, rough-leaved (Lysimachia asperulaefolia)
T Orchid, white fringeless (Platanthera integrilabia)
T Pink, swamp (Helonias bullata)
E Pitcher-plant, mountain sweet (Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii)
T Pogonia, small whorled (Isotria medeoloides)
E Pondberry (Lindera melissifolia)
E Quillwort, black spored (Isoetes melanospora)
E Sumac, Michaux's (Rhus michauxii)
E Sunflower, Schweinitz's (Helianthus schweinitzii)
E Trillium, persistent (Trillium persistens)
E Trillium, relict (Trillium reliquum)