Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
K. R. Wood
May 7, 2000
Polihale State Park; near Queens Pond. 100m inland from beach.
Only 2 mature plants left, recent off road vehicle traffic has killed third mature individual of which I was able to make seed collections from, only two of the seven seedlings remain.
Dunes in front of reef zone. Coastal dry mixed community.
Scaevola sericea, Sida fallax, Nama sandwicensis, Chamaesyce celastroides var. celastroides, Ophioglossum polyphyllum, & Vitex rotundifolia.
***SEED COLLECTION K. R. Wood Accession Data NTBG
Date: 7 May 2000
Origin: Polihale State Park; dunes in front of reef zone near Queens Pond
Elevation: 40 ft
Species Name: Panicum niihauense
Collector #: K. R. Wood 8434 & 8435
Individual Tag: no
Seed/Cuttings/Other: seeds from two mature plants
Recommendation: Propagate: 0 Store: 100% Distribute: upon request
Description of Plant: attractive annual grass
Substrate: coastal sand dunes
Closure: 80% of the day in direct sun [potentially]
Topography: rolling sand dunes
Phenology: with flower and fruit
Vigor: threatened with vehicles
Frequency: 2 mature plants left
Population Structure: Mature: 2 Immature: 0 Seedling: ca 2
Population Area: 1000 sq meters
Natural Community: Coastal dry mixed community
Associated Species: Understory: Scaevola sericea, Sida fallax, Nama sandwicensis, Chamaesyce celastroides var. celastroides, Ophioglossum polyphyllum, Vitex rotundifolia
Major Threats: Chloris sp, Prosopis pallida, Leucaena leucocephala
Comments: only 2 mature plants left, recent off road vehicle traffic has killed third mature individual of which I was able to make seed collections from, only two of the seven seedlings remain.
Date of Record Creation:
February 20, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022
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