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Acacia koa (Koa)
Cressler, Alan

Acacia koa

Acacia koa A. Gray

Koa

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Acacia kauaiensis, Acacia koa var. hawaiiensis, Acacia koa var. lanaiensis, Acacia koa var. waimeae

USDA Symbol: ACKO

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Typically to about 80 feet in height. May reach 110 feet.
Size Class: 36-72 ft. , 72-100 ft. , More than 100 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: May flower any time during the year.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Distribution: Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Acacia koa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acacia koa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acacia koa

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-05-08
Research By: JAM

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