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Alsinidendron lychnoides

Alsinidendron lychnoides (Hillebr.) Sherff

Kuawawaenohu

Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)

Synonym(s): Schiedea lychnoides

USDA Symbol: ALLY3

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Stems up to about 10 feet long, weakly climbing or sprawling over other vegetation.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Petals absent.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Wet forests.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2YL
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (HI)
Critical Habitat: 17.96(a)
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Bibliography

Bibref 1798 - Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Revised Edition (1999) Wagner, W.L.; Herbst, D.R.; Sohmer, S.H.

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Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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