Native plants thrive in area

Shasta sulfur flowers, like those shown above, are a good variety to plant in this climate.

Biodiversity hot spots are regions of the world that experience extreme biological diversity and concurrently struggle under the threat of extreme habitat loss.

Thirty-five locations in the world have been identified, mostly in tropical forests. These locations make up 2.3 percent of the world’s landscape but house 50 percent of the world’s endemic plant species and 42 percent of all terrestrial ver...

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