SDCP desert scene  - Illustration by Bill Singleton
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Exotic Species

Exotic Species


Pest Species or Exotic species are invasive or native species who adversely affect habitat functions, and directly compete with threatened natives. They may dramatically transform entire habitats over a 5-25 year scale or indicate prior habitat degradation. Some of these species cause economic losses to farmers, ranchers and protected areas.

* this is a partial list


Fountain grass

Buffel grass

Red Brome



Green Sunfish




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