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Washington Natural Heritage Information System
Known High-Quality or Rare Plant Communities and Wetland Ecosystems of Washington
August 2012

Jefferson County


Scientific Name
Common Name
Historic Record
Abies amabilis / Gaultheria shallon / Blechnum spicant Forest Pacific Silver Fir / Salal / Deer Fern
Abies amabilis / Gaultheria shallon / Oxalis oregana Forest Pacific Silver Fir / Salal / Oregon Oxalis
Abies amabilis / Oxalis oregana Forest Pacific Silver Fir / Oregon Oxalis
Argentina egedii - Juncus balticus Herbaceous Vegetation Pacific Silverweed - Baltic Rush
Calamagrostis nutkaensis - Elymus glaucus Herbaceous Vegetation Nootka Reedgrass - Blue Wildrye
Carex (livida, utriculata) / Sphagnum spp. Herbaceous Vegetation Pale, Beaked Sedge / Sphagnum Spp.
Carex aquatilis var. dives Herbaceous Vegetation Sitka Sedge
Carex cusickii - (Carex aquatilis var. dives) / Sphagnum spp. Herbaceous Vegetation Cusick's Sedge - (Sitka Sedge) / Sphagnum Spp.
Carex exsiccata Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Western Inflated Sedge
Carex lyngbyei - (Distichlis spicata, Triglochin maritima) Herbaceous Vegetation Lyngby's Sedge (Saltgrass - Seaside Arrowgrass)
Carex lyngbyei Herbaceous Vegetation Lyngby's Sedge
Carex utriculata - Carex aquatilis var. dives - Sanguisorba officinalis / Sphagnum spp. Herbaceous Vegetation Northwest Territory Sedge - Sitka Sedge - Great Burnet - Sphagnum Spp.
Coastal Spit with Native Vegetation PTN Coastal Spit with Native Vegetation PTN
Deschampsia caespitosa - (Carex lyngbyei, Distichlis spicata) Herbaceous Vegetation Tufted Hairgrass - (Lyngby's Sedge - Saltgrass)
Distichlis spicata - (Salicornia virginica) Herbaceous Vegetation Saltgrass - (Pickleweed)
Dulichium arundinaceum Seasonally Flooded Herbaceous Vegetation Dulichium
Festuca roemeri - Cerastium arvense - Koeleria macrantha Herbaceous Vegetation Roemer's Fescue - Field Chickweed - Prairie Junegrass
Festuca rubra - Ambrosia chamissonis Herbaceous Vegetation Red Fescue - Silver Burweed
Forested Sphagnum Bog OP Forested Sphagnum Bog OP
Glaux maritima Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Sea-milkwort
Gravelly Low Marsh PTN Gravel: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral (Marsh) PTN
High Salinity Lagoon PTN Sand or Mixed Fine: Lagoon, Hyperhaline and Euhaline PTN
Juncus balticus Herbaceous Vegetation Baltic Rush
Ledum groenlandicum - Kalmia microphylla / Sphagnum spp. Shrubland Bog Labrador-tea - Bog-laurel / Sphagnum Spp.
Leymus mollis ssp. mollis - Lathyrus japonicus Herbaceous Vegetation American Dunegrass - Japanese Beachpea
Low Elevation Freshwater Wetland PTN Low Elevation Freshwater Wetland PTN
Low Elevation Sphagnum Bog OP Low Elevation Sphagnum Bog OP
Low Elevation Sphagnum Bog PTN Low Elevation Sphagnum Bog PTN
Low Salinity High Marsh PTN Organic: Partly Enclosed, Backshore, Mesohaline (Marsh) PTN
Malus fusca Shrubland Western Crabapple
Moderate Salinity High Marsh PTN Organic: Partly Enclosed, Backshore, Polyhaline (Marsh) PTN
North Pacific Herbaceous Bald and Bluff North Pacific Herbaceous Bald and Bluff
Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala Herbaceous Vegetation Yellow Pond-lily
Picea sitchensis - Alnus rubra / Lysichiton americanus Wetland OP Sitka Spruce - Red Alder / Skunkcabbage Wetland OP
Picea sitchensis - Alnus rubra Cover Type Sitka Spruce - Red Alder Forest
Picea sitchensis / Acer circinatum Association Sitka Spruce / Vine Maple Community
Picea sitchensis / Gaultheria shallon Forest Sitka Spruce / Salal
Picea sitchensis / Oxalis oregana Forest Sitka Spruce / Oregon Oxalis
Picea sitchensis / Polystichum munitum Forest Sitka Spruce / Swordfern
Picea sitchensis Cover Type Sitka Spruce Forest
Pinus contorta var. contorta / Ledum groenlandicum / Sphagnum spp. Woodland Shore Pine / Bog Labrador-tea / Sphagnum Spp.
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Tsuga heterophylla / Mahonia nervosa Forest Douglas-fir - Western Hemlock / Dwarf Oregongrape
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Tsuga heterophylla / Polystichum munitum Forest Douglas-fir - Western Hemlock / Swordfern
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Tsuga heterophylla / Rhododendron macrophyllum - Vaccinium ovatum - Gaultheria shallon Forest Douglas-fir - Western Hemlock / Pacific Rhododendron - Evergreen Huckleberry
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Tsuga heterophylla / Vaccinium ovatum Forest Douglas-fir - Western Hemlock / Evergreen Huckleberry
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Tsuga heterophylla Cover Type Douglas-fir - Western Hemlock Forest
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Polystichum munitum Forest Douglas-fir / Swordfern
Pseudotsuga menziesii / Symphoricarpos albus - Holodiscus discolor Forest Douglas-fir / Common Snowberry - Oceanspray
Rhynchospora alba - (Vaccinium oxycoccos) / Sphagnum tenellum Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Beakrush - (Bog Cranberry) / Sphagnum Spp.
Salicornia virginica Herbaceous Vegetation Pickleweed
Salix (hookeriana, sitchensis) - Spiraea douglasii Shrubland Hooker's, Sitka Willow - Douglas' Spirea
Sandy, High Salinity, Low Marsh PTN Sand: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral, Euhaline (Marsh) PTN
Sandy, Moderate Salinity, Low Marsh PTN Sand: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral, Polyhaline (Marsh) PTN
Schoenoplectus acutus Herbaceous Vegetation Hard-stem Bulrush
Schoenoplectus subterminalis Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Subterminate Bulrush
Silty, Low Salinity, Low Marsh PTN Mixed-fine and Mud: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral, Mesohaline (Marsh) PTN
Spiraea douglasii Shrubland Douglas' Spirea
Thuja plicata - Tsuga heterophylla / Lysichiton americanus / Sphagnum spp. Forest Western Redcedar - Western Hemlock / Skunkcabbage / Sphagnum Spp.
Thuja plicata - Tsuga heterophylla / Lysichiton americanus Forest Western Redcedar - Western Hemlock / Skunkcabbage
Thuja plicata - Tsuga heterophylla / Vaccinium ovatum Association Western Redcedar - Western Hemlock / Evergreen Huckleberry Community
Transition Zone Wetland PTN Organic, Sand, Mixed-fine or Mud: Partly Enclosed, Backshore, Oligohaline (Marsh) PTN
Tsuga heterophylla - (Thuja plicata) / Ledum groenlandicum / Sphagnum spp. Woodland Western Hemlock - (Western Redcedar) / Bog Labrador-tea / Sphagnum Spp.
Tsuga heterophylla - (Thuja plicata) / Sphagnum spp. Forest Western Hemlock - (Western Redcedar) / Sphagnum Spp.
Tsuga heterophylla / Gaultheria shallon / Blechnum spicant Forest Western Hemlock / Salal / Deer Fern
Tsuga heterophylla / Gaultheria shallon / Oxalis oregana Forest Western Hemlock / Salal / Oregon Oxalis
Tsuga heterophylla / Gaultheria shallon / Polystichum munitum Forest Western Hemlock / Salal / Swordfern
Tsuga heterophylla / Gaultheria shallon Forest Western Hemlock / Salal
Tsuga heterophylla / Oxalis oregana Forest Western Hemlock / Oregon Oxalis
Tsuga heterophylla / Polystichum munitum Forest Western Hemlock / Swordfern
Tsuga heterophylla / Rhododendron macrophyllum Forest Western Hemlock / Pacific Rhododendron H
Tsuga heterophylla / Vaccinium ovalifolium Forest Western Hemlock / Oval-leaf Blueberry
Typha (latifolia, angustifolia) Western Herbaceous Vegetation Broad-leaf Cattail


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