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Tag: Franciscan manzanita

September 9, 2011 | 12:00 pm

Interview: How an Endangered Species Act Listing Will Help San Francisco’s Last-of-Its-Kind Manzanita

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You may have read about the Franciscan manzanita plant, thought to be extinct for 60 years until its re-discovery in San Francisco in 2009, that has been proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The plant, Arctostaphylos franciscana, was discovered this way, according to this excellent history […]

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