SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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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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Nassella tenuissima

Mexican feather grass

An ornamental grass that will dominate natural areas and become a major fire hazard.

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Pennisetum setaceum

fountain grass

Poses a major fire threat to many of Hawai`i's natural and developed areas. Pennisetum setaceum is on the Hawai`i State...

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Pennisetum villosum

feathertop fountain grass

Poses a major fire threat to many of Hawai`i's natural and developed areas.

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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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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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Psidium cattleianum

strawberry guava

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

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Rauvolfia vomitoria

Devil's poison pepper

Rauvolfia vomitoria is an invasive fast growing tree.