In an unusual form of eco-terrorism, activists allegedly planted an endangered species of wildflower to block a housing development in Santa Rosa, Calif. The state Department of Fish and Game says the flowers, known as Sebastopol meadowfoam, were deliberately transplanted. The 145-acre proposed development borders a Fish and Game preserve and has been contested by environmentalists.
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