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  • Bright yellow flowers for an agave plant.
    Agave eggersiana flower. Photo by Christian Torres, USFWS.

    Service evaluates two Virgin Islands plants warrant Endangered Species Act protection

    January 20, 2010 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the initiation of a status review for two Virgin Islands plants, Agave eggersiana (no common name) and Solanum conocarpum (marrón bacora). With this notice, the Service is soliciting information regarding the status of, and any potential threats to these plant species. Today’s announcement is in response to a court-approved settlement agreement after the Center for Biological Diversity filed a complaint challenging the 12-month finding for both species.  Read the full story...

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