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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed; candidate species

PETITIONED: 2004

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: Candidate 1975

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: None

RANGE: Kauai, Hawaii

THREATS: Trampling and habitat destruction by feral pigs, as well as the spread of invasive plant species

POPULATION TREND: Only 100 plants remain in two populations.

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