SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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Angiopteris evecta

mule's foot fern

A fern native to Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Australia, and New Guinea that has established invasive populations in...

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Asystasia gangetica

Chinese violet

Considered a noxious weed in Florida. It is listed as an invasive weed in Cuba, Puerto Rico and in Hawaii. It tolerates a...

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Buddleja madagascariensis

butterfly bush

An aggressive shrub that forms dense stands. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land and...

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Cestrum nocturnum

night-blooming jasmine

An invasive horticultural shrub that aggressively invades disturbed and native forests. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife...

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Clerodendrum chinense

pikake pilau

An invasive shrub that spreads aggressively from root suckers. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Coccinia grandis

ivy gourd

Considered very invasive and is on the Hawaii State Noxious Weed List. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawaii...

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Cryptostegia grandiflora, Cryptostegia madagascariensis

rubbervine

An ornamental shrub that will aggressively grow over other plants. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Delairea odorata

cape ivy

An aggressive smothering vine that escapes from cultivation. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Dissotis rotundifolia

trailing tibouchina

An ornamental groundcover escaping cultivation and now sparingly naturalized.

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Hedychium gardnerianum

Himalayan ginger, kahili ginger

An ornamental ginger that quickly escaped the garden and naturalized in Hawai`i's natural areas. The Division of Forestry...