Ecologist Mike Kunz (NCBG) collects seeds of the single site endemic Solidago plumosa (Yadkin River Goldenrod). […]

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Solidago plumosa (Yadkin River Goldenrod) in fruit in the rocky scour of the Yadkin River, NC. […]

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Prioritizing Single Site Endemics for Ex Situ Conservation

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Anne Frances, NatureServe;¬†Amanda Treher, NatureServe; Wesley Knapp, North Carolina Natural Heritage Program Plants that occur in only one to few locations globally are most at-risk of extinction. Research on the extinct plants of North America shows that 64% of extinct plants were known from one site. Single site endemics generally face higher threats than plants […]

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