|Significant Natural Communities||2,013|
76 rare plant species and 66 rare animal species have only one documented location since 1980.
In 2020, NY Natural Heritage mapped, entered and updated
NY Natural Heritage tracks
Most rare animal species: Suffolk (136), Jefferson (56)
Fewest rare animal species: Fulton (4), Schenectady (4)
Most rare plant species: Suffolk (175), Essex (79)
Fewest rare plant species: Schoharie (1), Montgomery (1), Fulton (0)
Most community types with significant occurrences: Essex (57), Suffolk (48)
Fewest community types with significant occurrences: Schenectady (1), New York (Manhattan) (1)
These natural community types have only one location in New York. The community types marked with * occur nowhere else in the world.
Nov. 4, 2020 | Updated Feb. 10, 2021, 4:46 p.m.