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Endangered plant may bar development
Flowers grow on city hill lot where builder plans on putting four homes
By Momo Chang, STAFF WRITER
Article Last Updated:10/22/2006 02:52:13 AM PDT
OAKLAND "” About 10 percent of the world's known Presidio Clarkia plants, an endangered species.., grow on developer Dennis Woodruff's 1.28-acre hillside lot.
The plants could end up dashing Woodruff's plans to build four large homes on [his] property...
Though his plan was approved...by the city's planning commission, it now may have to bear the scrutiny of the Oakland City Council.
Some residents and environmentalists are upset....