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The flower of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens). This is one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar (Mespilus canescens), one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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Images of a blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens, one of the rarest plants in the U.S. This plant is now reduced to just 25 specimens in two locations. This one is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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A blooming Stern’s medlar bush (Mespilus canescens) at the Missouri botanical gardens, St. Louis, Missouri.

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