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The Santa Lucia Fir grows only in the Santa Lucia Mountains.
Cone Peak, Ventana Wilderness, Los Padres NF, CA (1977).
A number of species of lily grow only in the Klamath-Trinity Mountains.
near Buck Lake, Siskiyou Wilderness, Six Rivers NF, CA (1991).
A nature preserve in the heart of the Bay Area protects a rare wildflower's entire range.
Ring Mountain, near Tiburon, CA (1992).
The bark of this uncommon deep forest tree, the Pacific yew, contains a drug used to fight cancer.
Nature Conservancy McCloud River Preserve, near McCloud, CA (1992).
This tiny species of cactus has been collected so heavily it is seldom seen anywhere near a road or trail.
Newberry Mountains, Lake Mead NRA, near Searchlight, NV (1992).