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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 1993

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: Draft scheduled for completion

RANGE: Southeastern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico

THREATS: Urban development, off-road vehicles, road construction, livestock grazing, agriculture, mining, and the proliferation of nonnative grasses

POPULATION TREND: Approximately 1,500 individual cacti remain in the United States today.

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