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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 2001

CRITICAL HABITAT: 2,181 acres in Washington County, Utah designated in 2006

RECOVERY PLAN: 2006

RANGE: Within Washington County, Utah, near St. George

THREATS: Urban development, off-road vehicle use, grazing, displacement by invasive plants, and mineral development

POPULATION TREND: Shivwitz milk vetch populations are declining.

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