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Study Led by N.C. Botanist Shows Plant Extinction is More Common Than Previously Realized

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Of the 65 documented extinctions in the report, 64% were known only from a single location. While conservation often focuses on protecting entire landscapes, this finding points to the importance of small-scale site protection in order to prevent extinctions. This work also highlights the need for collaborative science in addressing large-scale conservation issues. The team of 16 botanists from across the United States includes