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Switch to Forum Live View Plant thought to be extinct discovered in south (Israel)
6 years ago  ::  Apr 29, 2012 - 5:44PM #1
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Here is some good news on the environmental front

Good news is good news and is always welcome

Plant thought to be extinct discovered in south

Desert shrub that vanished from Israel's landscape over 60 years ago discovered near Kibbutz Yotvata. Parks Service now fighting to protect its habita

Amir Ben-David

A rare plant was discovered in southern Israel this week, some 60 years after it was believed it was extinct.

The Halocnemum strobilaceum shrub was found near Kibbutz Yotvata, but it seems to be in danger again – from a future railway track.
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