Newly Endangered Plants Stand In Wal-Mart Project’s Way

Law360, Miami (September 4, 2014, 10:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday added two South Florida flowers to the endangered species list, a move that threatens to change the course of a massive Wal-Mart-anchored mixed-use development planned for southern Miami on land that is home to these flowers and other endangered species.

The Carter's small-flowered flax and Florida brickellbush, two flowers that grow exclusively in the rapidly disappearing pine rocklands in Miami-Dade County, were granted Endangered Species Act protection just a few weeks after two butterflies that also live in...
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