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Scientists Race To Save Rare Plant Species From Extinction

A researcher in the field. (Andy Kubis)
A researcher in the field. (Andy Kubis)

Plant species are going extinct at alarming rates. In Pennsylvania, researchers are working to save one of the Appalachian Mountain’s rarest plants: Canby’s Mountain Lover. Its main threat is a tiny insect.

Andy Kubis reports for The Allegheny Front.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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