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NTBG Plant Name:
Capparis sandwichiana
Barcode:
PTBG1000057822
Specimen ID:
072910
Collector ID:
SKW281
Collector Name:
Seana Walsh
Collection Date:
July 14, 2016
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH,K
Observers:
Susan Deans
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
10
Locality:
A few hundred yards north from the far north end of Polihale Beach.
Num Duplicates:
3
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Large sprawling shrub, about 5 feet tall and 12 x 12 feet in diameter. Sixth tagged plant down the coast. About 20 feet down the coast and closer to the ocean compared to A 0008.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
Northwest
Slope:
Flat
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
1.5
Moisture:
Dry
Topography:
Bottom
Habit:
Shrub
Phenology:
In flower and immature fruit.
Agestructure:
% Mat
Vigor:
Vigor
Frequency:
Occasional
Population Size:
1-10
Population Area:
100+ m2
Habitat:
Just above high tide line of rocky shoreline.
Associated Species:
W/ Myoporum sandwicense, Leucaena leucocephala, Ricinus communis, Prosopis pallida.
Comments:
This is a HSPC focal species. Plant was flagged and tagged with CAP SAN HIK A 0009. Three voucher specimens and DNA material collected. Sixth tagged plant down the coast. One immature fruit bagged with wire mesh.
Date of Record Creation:
July 29, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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