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Botanist Steve Grund is trying to save the Canby’s Mountain Lover, one of the rarest plants in Pennsylvania. (Andy Kubis)
Botanist Steve Grund is trying to save the Canby’s Mountain Lover, one of the rarest plants in Pennsylvania. (Andy Kubis)

Plant species are going extinct at alarming rates. In Pennsylvania, researchers are working to save one of the Appalachian Mountain's rarest plants: Canby's Mountain Lover. Its main threat is a tiny insect.

Andy Kubis reports for The Allegheny Front.

Botanist Steve Grund is trying to save the Canby’s Mountain Lover, one of the rarest plants in Pennsylvania. (Andy Kubis)
Botanist Steve Grund is trying to save the Canby’s Mountain Lover, one of the rarest plants in Pennsylvania. (Andy Kubis)

This segment aired on August 20, 2020.

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