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Chamaesyce eleanoriae

Chamaesyce eleanoriae D.H. Lorence & W.L. Wagner

Na Pali Sandmat, Ekoko, Akoko, Koko, Kokomalei

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)


USDA Symbol: CHEL7

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Steep slopes and cliffs of northern Kaua'i, generally in windswept areas.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q3HH
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.

Web Reference

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

Research Literature

Reslit 3029 - A New Species of Chamaesyce Section Sclerophyllae (Euphorbiaceae) from Kaua'i (1996) David H. Lorence and Warren L. Wagner

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-03-10
Research By: CBR

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