Rare plant puts Ahmanson Ranch opponents back into court

Acorn Staff Writer

A coalition of environmental groups joined the city of Calabasas last week in filing a lawsuit that seeks to protect the rare San Fernando Valley spineflower from the Ahmanson Ranch development.
The small, white flower that once flourished throughout Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange Counties and was thought to be extinct until rediscovered two years ago in the Laskey Mesa region of Ahmanson Ranch. At the time, Calabasas tried unsuccessfully to list the flower as an endangered spec...

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