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While responsible wild-harvesters will only take a section off of the top of the cactus and leave a few millimeters for it to grow back, the demand of peyote has actually caused a rise in much less informed farmers taking bigger parts of the plant than needed, leading to a constant downward pattern of the population of L. williamsii.Looking fairly similar, poachers usually blunder L. williamsii as well as Astrophytum asterias, a critically threatened cactus, for one another. Each cactus has a need in illegal markets, which drives the unlawful harvest of these 2 species.