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Virginia spiraea (Spiraea virginiana) a federally threatened plant species, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. On the flowers is a ladybug or ladybird beetle (Coccinellidae).

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Pu`uka`a (Cyperus trachysanthos), a federally endangered plant species from Hawaii, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This species was federally endangered, however, it has since recovered.

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Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This species was federally endangered, however, it has since recovered.

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Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This species was federally endangered, however, it has since recovered.

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Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This species was federally endangered, however, it has since recovered.

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Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This species was federally endangered, however, it has since recovered.

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Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This species was federally endangered, however, it has since recovered.

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Pu`uka`a (Cyperus trachysanthos), a federally endangered plant species from Hawaii, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Pu`uka`a (Cyperus trachysanthos), a federally endangered plant species from Hawaii, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Virginia spiraea (Spiraea virginiana) a federally threatened plant species, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. On the flowers is a ladybug or ladybird beetle (Coccinellidae).

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Virginia spiraea (Spiraea virginiana) a federally threatened plant species, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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A federally endangered Olulu or Alula (Brighamia insignis), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This Hawaiian plant now has to be hand pollenated because botanist believe that its pollinator is extinct. This plant was freshly cut by USGB and is exuding a milky substance similar to a milkweed were it was trimmed.

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A federally endangered Olulu or Alula (Brighamia insignis), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This endangered Hawaiian plant now has to be hand pollenated because botanist believe that its pollinator is extinct. This plant was freshly cut by USGB and is exuding a milky substance similar to a milkweed were it was trimmed.

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A federally endangered Olulu or Alula (Brighamia insignis), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This endangered Hawaiian plant now has to be hand pollenated because botanist believe that its pollinator is extinct. This plant was freshly cut by USGB and is exuding a milky substance similar to a milkweed were it was trimmed.

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A federally endangered Olulu or Alula (Brighamia insignis), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This endangered Hawaiian plant now has to be hand pollenated because botanist believe that its pollinator is extinct. This plant was freshly cut by USGB and is exuding a milky substance similar to a milkweed were it was trimmed.

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A federally endangered Olulu or Alula (Brighamia insignis), at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. This endangered Hawaiian plant now has to be hand pollenated because botanist believe that its pollinator is extinct. This plant was freshly cut by USGB and is exuding a milky substance similar to a milkweed were it was trimmed.

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