Threatened and Endangered Species

The following park species are federally listed as Threatened or Endangered:

Mammals
Myotis septentrionalis, Northern long-eared bat - threatened
• Myotis sodalis, Indiana bat - endangered
Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus, Carolina northern flying squirrel - endangered

Birds
Picoides borealis, Red-cockaded Woodpecker - endangered

Fish
Etheostoma sitikuense, Citico darter - endangered
Noturus baileyi, Smoky madtom - endangered
Noturus flavipinnis, Yellowfin madtom - threatened

Arthropods
Microhexura montivaga, Spruce-fir moss spider - endangered

Plants
Geum radiatum, Spreading avens - endangered
Spiraea virginiana, Virginia spiraea - threatened
Gymnoderma lineare, Rock gnome lichen - endangered

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The following species have been extirpated from the park:
Canis lupus, Gray wolf - endangered mammal
Canis rufus, Red wolf - endangered mammal
Felis concolor couguar, Eastern puma or cougar - endangered mammal
• Erimonax monachus, Spotfin chub - threatened fish

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In addition the following Federal Species of Concern are found in the park

Mammals
Myotis leibii, Eastern small-footed bat
Sorex palustris, Water shrew
Sylvilagus obscurus, Appalachian cottontail

Birds
Ammodramus henslowii, Henslow's Sparrow
Contopus cooperi, Olive-sided Flycatcher
Dendroica cerulean, Cerulean Warbler
Loxia curvirostra, Red Crossbill
Poecile atricapillus, Black-capped Chickadee
Sphyrapicus varius, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Vermivora chrysoptera, Golden-winged Warbler

Amphibians
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, Eastern hellbender
Desmognathus aeneus, Seepage salamander
Eurycea junaluska, Junaluska salamander

Fish
Percina squamata, Olive darter
Phoxinus tennesseensis, Tennessee dace

Plants
Abies fraseri, Fraser fir
Calamagrostis cainii, Cain's reed-bent grass
Cardamine clematitis, Mountain bittercress
Glyceria nubigena, Smoky Mountain manna grass
Silene ovata, Blue Ridge catchfly

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