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Thought to be extinct in the wild, native plant found on Big Island

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                                A small population of Delissea argutidentata plants was discovered last year in the same area it was previously known to exist in the early 1970s.
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COURTESY KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS

A small population of Delissea argutidentata plants was discovered last year in the same area it was previously known to exist in the early 1970s.

COURTESY KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS
                                Kamehameha Schools’ Amber Namaka Whitehead, right, hands a Delissea argutidentata keiki plant to Jason Jeremiah in a field on Hawaii island.
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COURTESY KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS

Kamehameha Schools’ Amber Namaka Whitehead, right, hands a Delissea argutidentata keiki plant to Jason Jeremiah in a field on Hawaii island.

COURTESY KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS
                                A small population of Delissea argutidentata plants was discovered last year in the same area it was previously known to exist in the early 1970s.
COURTESY KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS
                                Kamehameha Schools’ Amber Namaka Whitehead, right, hands a Delissea argutidentata keiki plant to Jason Jeremiah in a field on Hawaii island.