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Endangered Species Outdoors Plants Wildlife

Field Report: DNR Botanists Monitoring Endangered Clover Plants

West Virginia is home to the world’s largest population of Running Buffalo Clover, a delicate plant that flowers between mid-May and June. This clover, known to biologists as Trifolium stoloniferum, is a federally endangered plant and hard to find.

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Endangered Species Snakes and Reptiles Wildlife

Spotting Spotted Turtles in West Virginia

Biologists with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources are monitoring the few remaining spotted turtle populations left in the state to try and save this beautiful and charismatic turtle.