Tag: <span>conservation of endangered plants</span>

Tag: conservation of endangered plants

Conserving The Endangered Hypochaeris Glabra

Hypochaeris glabra, Smooth Cat’s Ear, is an endangered native wildflower in Ireland. It occurs only on the North Coast of the island in small populations. It is on the Schedule 8 Plant List, Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern-Ireland) 2011, placing it under government protection. This legislation is one means …

Why do we attempt to protect plant species?

Photograph of Sisyrinchium angustifolium courtesy of Robert and Hannah Northridge. Why do we attempt to protect plant species? Conserving endangered plant species is vital to the preservation of our ecosystems. While we can’t be sure of the current role of tiny remnants of endangered species within the ecosystems that still …

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