SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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Acacia confusa

Formosan koa

A common ornamental tree that is naturalized in Hawai`i. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Ailanthus altissima

Tree of heaven

An invasive tree not known to be in Hawai`i.

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Citharexylum caudatum, Citharexylum spinosum

fiddlewood

Ornamental trees that will spread from initial plantings. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Clusia rosea

autograph tree

A widely planted invasive tree that will spread from its initial plantings. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the...

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Markhamia lutea

Nile Tulip

A fast growing tree that spreads from initial plantings.

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Melaleuca quinquenervia

paperbark

A quick growing tree that forms thick strands. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land and...

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Metrosideros kermadecensis, Metrosideros excelsa

New Zealand ohia, pohutakawa, and hybrids

An invasive tree similar looking (and related to) the native `ohi`a Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha).

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Miconia calvescens

miconia

Miconia calvescens is very invasive and is on the Hawai`i State Noxious Weed List. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife...

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Pimenta dioica

allspice

An invasive tree that will escape the garden. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land and...

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Psidium cattleianum

strawberry guava

A common invasive tree in moist and wet forests that is replacing native forests by forming dense, single-species thickets....