Found near the Texas coast, the black lace cactus (Echinocereus reichenbachii var. albertii) is an endangered plant species. Placed on the U.S. government's endangered species list in 1979, this cactus' rangeland habitat has been replanted with crops or grass for cattle grazing.
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D.M. Cameron was a journalist and editor for wire services, newspapers and magazines for more than 20 years. In addition to editing and ghost-writing non-fiction books, Cameron now writes for several websites and trade journals. Cameron's degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Penn State.