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Cyanea hardyi

Cyanea hardyi Rock

Oahu Cyanea, Haha

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Synonym(s): Cyanea coriacea var. hardyi

USDA Symbol: CYHA7

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.
Fruit: Purple.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Purplish to blackish purple. May bloom any time of the year under the right conditions.


Native Habitat: Mesic valleys, diverse mesic forests.


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 49 - Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (2020) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-18
Research By: CBR

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