Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Bidens forbesii subsp. forbesii
David H. Lorence
July 23, 1987
Fred R. Ganders 1991
John H. R. Plews, K. R. Wood, Michael Doyle
Headwaters of N fork of Wailua River, area called "The Blue Hole" or "The Crater", just E of Mt. Waialeale and Kawaikini; deep valley surrounded by steep cliffs ca. 1000 m high laced with waterfalls; Elev. 680-700 m.
Monocarpic herb 50-80 cm tall, ray florets (3-)4-5. Locally frequent.
Low primary vegetation of small, stunted trees 1-2 m tall, numerous pteridophytes, and Gunnera over saturated, rocky ground.
Date of Record Creation:
June 12, 2013
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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