Succisella Andreae-Molinae

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Succisella andreae-molinae is a species of plant endemic to Spain in the eastern Andalusia mountain ranges. It is a delicate plant, with small bundles of white-ish pink petals that bloom on the end of its stems. This perennial herb grows in herbaceous habitats along the margins of streams and mountain springs. There are 4 confirmed subpopulations, with a total of 430 individuals - it is hoped that more individuals will be found along the mountain range. However, the current population is continuously decreasing. Grazing animals such as sheep and cattle provide huge amounts of threat on this species. This plants survival is extremely dependent on the annual quantity of rain.