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  • A succulent green leaved plant with hairy red stems.
    Information icon Pineland sandmat. Photo by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

    Endangered Species Act listing of four South Florida plants

    October 5, 2017 | 6 minute read

    What action is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service taking? The Service is publishing a final rule to list four south Florida plants under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Everglades bully, Florida pineland crabgrass, and pineland sandmat are listed as threatened and the Florida prairie-clover is listed as endangered. Why is the Service proposing these actions? The Service has determined that each of these plants is currently at risk throughout all of their range, primarily because of habitat loss and modification, and because the populations are small, isolated, and have limited to no potential for recolonization.  Learn more...

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  • A succulent green leaved plant with hairy red stems.
    Information icon Pineland sandmat. Photo by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list four South Florida plants as threatened or endangered

    October 5, 2017 | 3 minute read

    Because of the risk of extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is listing four plants found only in Florida’s Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The shrub Everglades bully, Florida pineland crabgrass, and an herb, pineland sandmat, are being listed as threatened. In addition, the Florida prairie-clover, another shrub, is being listed as endangered. Florida prairie-clover. Photo by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.  Read the full story...

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