SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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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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Schefflera actinophylla

octopus tree

A commonly seen invasive tree on the Hawaiian islands. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of...

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Silybum marianum

milk thistle, Mary's thistle

Milk thistle is a spiny medicinal herb capable of forming dense, impenetrable thickets in pastures and grasslands. ...

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Spathodea campanulata

African tuliptree

An invasive ornamental tree. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land and Natural Resources...

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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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Sphagneticola trilobata

wedelia

A popular ornamental groundcover that crowds out low-growing plants. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i...

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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...

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Verbascum thapsus

common mullein

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