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NTBG Plant Name:
Capparis sandwichiana
Barcode:
PTBG1000059757
Specimen ID:
074240
Collector ID:
SKW355
Collector Name:
Seana Walsh
Collection Date:
September 14, 2016
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Susan Deans, Dustin Wolkis, Ruth Bone
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Elevation:
25
Locality:
Mahaulepu area of SE Kauai. Along cliffs just south of CMJ Country Stables. CAP SAN MAH A 0034. About 15 feet up from 0029.
Num Duplicates:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Large, prostrate sprawling shrub, about 7 x 7 feet diameter. Difficult to be certain whether it was a single plant or multiple. In bud, flower and immature fruit. CAP SAN MAH A 0034.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
South
Slope:
Flat
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
Prostrate
Moisture:
Dry
Habit:
Prostrate
Phenology:
In bud, flower and immature fruit
Agestructure:
% Mat
Vigor:
Normal
Frequency:
Occasional
Population Size:
10-50
Population Area:
100+ m2
Habitat:
About 20 meters from edge of lithified sandstone cliffs. Windswept. Full sun. Lots of weeds, sprawling throughout Leucaena leucocephala and Lantana camara in particular.
Associated Species:
W/ Scaevola taccada, Leucaena leucocephala, Lantana camara, Prosopis pallida, Schinus terebinthifolius, Fimbristylis cymosa, Sida fallax, Branta sandvicensis, weedy grasses.
Comments:
This is a HSPC focal species. Plant was flagged and tagged CAP SAN MAH A 0034. A single voucher specimen and DNA collected. Difficult to be certain whether it was a single plant or multiple. Two immature fruits were bagged in a single wire mesh bag.
Date of Record Creation:
July 18, 2017
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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