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Dubautia scabra (Rough dubautia)
Cressler, Alan

Dubautia scabra

Dubautia scabra (DC.) D.D. Keck

Rough Dubautia

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Size Notes: Mat-forming species to about 8 inches in height.

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-07-17
Research By: JAM

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