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Plants are Sprouting After the Woolsey Fire...but That's Not a Good Thing

Native yucca plants are sprouting green leaves again beneath tips deadened by the Woolsey Fire.
Native yucca plants are sprouting green leaves again beneath tips deadened by the Woolsey Fire.
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The Santa Monica Mountains are showing their first signs of life, but fast-growing invasive plants are giving the native species a run for their money.