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  • Very sandy soil with sparse grassy vegetation and short palms.
    Pine rockland habitat in Florida. Photo by Jonathon Mays, FWC.

    Service announces critical habitat designations for Florida brickell-bush and Carter’s small-flowered flax

    August 14, 2015 | 4 minute read

    VERO BEACH, FL – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing critical habitat designations for two plants found only in South Florida: the Florida brickell-bush and Carter’s small-flowered flax. Both were listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act on October 4, 2014. The critical habitat for both plants is located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Both plants only are found on the Miami Rock Ridge in South Florida. The critical habitat designations for these two plants largely overlap, for a combined total of about 2,706 acres.  Read the full story...

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