SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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Calliandra calothyrsus

calliandra, powderpuff, red calliandra, kaliana

Native to the wet tropical forests of Central America, Calliandra calothyrsus thrives on the windward sides of the island...

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Cestrum elegans

Purple Cestrum, Bastard Jasmine

Native to Mexico, Cestrum elegans is sparingly cultivated in Hawaii. It has a leggy and sprawling appearance consisting of...

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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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Cinnamomum burmannii

Padang cassia, Indonesian cassia

Native to Indonesia, Cinnamomum burmannii has thrived in Hawaii's tropical climate since its introduction in the 1930’s....

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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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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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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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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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Cortaderia jubata, Cortaderia selloana

pampas grass

Considered very invasive; C. jubata is on the Hawai`i State Noxious Weed List. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the...

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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...