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NTBG Plant Name:
Capparis sandwichiana
Barcode:
PTBG1000057823
Specimen ID:
072912
Collector ID:
SKW279
Collector Name:
Seana Walsh
Collection Date:
July 14, 2016
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
K,NY
Observers:
Susan Deans
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
8
Locality:
A few hundred yards north from the far north end of Polihale Beach. The first Capparis plant in a series of tagged individuals.
Num Duplicates:
3
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Large sprawling shrub growing over boulders. In bud, flower and immature fruit.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
Northwest
Slope:
Flat
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
1.25
Moisture:
Dry
Topography:
Bottom
Habit:
Shrub
Phenology:
In bud, 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 underneath the plant with CAP SAN HIK A 0005. Three voucher specimens and DNA material collected. One larger immature fruit bagged with wire mesh. First tagged plant down the coast.
Date of Record Creation:
December 15, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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