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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 2002

CRITICAL HABITAT: 783 acres in San Diego and Riverside counties

RECOVERY PLAN: None

RANGE: San Diego and Riverside counties in Southern California, as well as the northern state of Baja California, Mexico

THREATS: Urban sprawl, agricultural expansion, livestock grazing, off-road vehicles, pesticide spraying, road construction, and the introduction of exotic species

POPULATION TREND: Fewer than 15 viable populations remain, down from 49 as recently as 1999. Of these, the long-term viability of seven populations is questionable, and another consists of only one plant.

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