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...drought; a decline in pollinators; and humans and
off-road vehicles crushing them. US Fish and Wildlife officially listed the Sandplain Gerardia as endangered in 1988, authorizing a recovery plan with specific goals relating to research on the species' biology and habitat, carefully monitoring existing populations, and trying to protect its habitat to stop possible extinction.

For more detailed information visit: www.dnr.state.md.us or www.centerforplantconservation.org