Threatened and Endangered Species

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

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

Picoides borealis, Red-cockaded Woodpecker - endangered

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

Microhexura montivaga, Spruce-fir moss spider - endangered

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

Read more about the history and current status of the threatened and endangered species of Abrams Creek.

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


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

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

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

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

Percina squamata, Olive darter
Phoxinus tennesseensis, Tennessee dace

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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