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Saving America's Most Endangered Conifer

Torreya taxifolia, commonly called the Florida Torreya, is the most endangered conifer in North America. A conifer is a type of tree that reproduces via cones instead of flowers and are covered with needle-like leaves. Pine trees including Christmas trees are conifers, and the Florida Torreya is the rarest in North American conifers, being restricted to only a few counties in Florida and one county in Georgia near the Apalachicola River, just west of Tallahassee.   Florida Torreya. P... Read More
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