SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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Lantana camara

lantana

An escaped ornamental that invades forest understory vegetation. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Leptospermum scoparium, Leptospermum polygalifolium

New Zealand tea

The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land and Natural Resources has designated L. scoparium...

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Medinilla magnifica, Medinilla cumingii

medinilla

Medinilla species are capable of spreading beyond initial planting and becoming naturalized on the islands. The Division...

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Pereskia aculeata

Barbados gooseberry, West Indian gooseberry, Spanish gooseberry, lemon vine, sweet Mary, leaf cactus, blade apple, and gooseberry shrub

Pereskia was introduced intentionally to Hawaii and is present in the horticultural trade. It is a target species for invasive...

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Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides

Mexican Flame Vine

A fast growing vine that can blanket trees and powerlines. This aggressive vine is not propagated or sold by Pono nurseries...

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Rubus

all non-native species of raspberry and blackberry

Rubus argutus, Rubus ellipticus, Rubus niveus, and Rubus sieboldii are on the Hawai`i State Noxious Weed List. The Division...

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Sphaeropteris cooperi

Australian tree fern

Ornamental tree fern that quickly escaped cultivation becoming naturalized in Hawaiian rainforests. The Division of Forestry...

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Thunbergia grandiflora

Blue trumpet vine, blue sky, blue bengal

An quick growing vine that will blanket large trees. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land...

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Tibouchina urvilleana

glory bush

All 350 plants in the genus Tibouchina are on the Hawai`i State Noxious Weed List. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife...