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Weeds of Hawaii
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HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station, Makawao, Hawaii.

 

Symbol Scientific Name
Common Name
Native Status*
ACCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acacia confusa
Formosa acacia
Formosan koa
ianangi
pilampwoia
shoshigi
sosigi
HI (I)
ACFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acacia farnesiana
Ellington curse
aroma
kandaroma
klu
popinac
sweet acacia
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
ACME
 
Acacia melanoxylon
Australian blackwood
L48 (I), HI (I)
ACME80
 
Acacia mearnsii
black wattle
L48 (I), HI (I)
ACPA81
 
Acacia parramattensis
South Wales wattle
HI (I)
AGAD2
 
 
Ageratina adenophora
Mexican devil
crofton weed
L48 (I), HI (I)
ALLE
 
 
 
Albizia lebbeck
raom tree
soros-tree
woman's-tongue tree
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ANCO6
 
Anredera cordifolia
Madeira vine
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
ANEV
 
 
Angiopteris evecta
Madagascar tree fern
mule's foot
HI (I)
ANHU
 
Anemone hupehensis
Japanese thimbleweed
HI (I)
ANVI2
 
 
Andropogon virginicus
broomsedge
yellow bluestem
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N)
ARAL
 
Archontophoenix alexandrae
Alexandra palm
HI (I)
ARCI2
 
Arthrostemma ciliatum
pinkfringe
HI (I)
ARCR80
 
Ardisia crenata
coral ardisia
L48 (I), HI (I)
ARDO4
 
 
Arundo donax
elephant grass
giant reed
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
AREL4
 
Ardisia elliptica
shoebutton ardisia
L48 (I), HI (I)
ARME4
 
Argemone mexicana
Mexican pricklypoppy
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (W)
ASDE12
 
 
 
Asparagus densiflorus
Sprenger asparagus
asparagus fern
bushy asparagus
L48 (I), HI (I)
ASPH2
 
Asclepias physocarpa
balloonplant
HI (I)
AXFI
 
 
 
 
 
Axonopus fissifolius
Louisiana grass
carpetgrass
common carpetgrass
mat grass
narrowleaved carpetgrass
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
BIAL
 
Bidens alba
romerillo
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I)
BICY
 
Bidens cynapiifolia
West Indian beggarticks
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
BIPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bidens pilosa
Spanish needle
beggar's tick
cobbler's pegs
fisi'uli
kofe tonga
matakaro
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
BOFR2
 
 
 
 
Bocconia frutescens
boconnia
plume poppy
sea oxeye daisy
tree poppy
HI (I), PR (N)
BRNI
 
 
Brassica nigra
black mustard
shortpod mustard
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRSE11
BRGY
 
Bruguiera sexangula
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza
oriental mangrove
HI (I)
BRTE
 
 
 
 
 
Bromus tectorum
cheatgrass
downy brome
early chess
military grass
thatch bromegrass
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
CADE15
 
 
 
 
 
Caesalpinia decapetala
Mauritius thorn
Mysore thorn
cats claw
shoofly
wait-a-bit
HI (I), PR (I)
CAEQ
 
 
 
Casuarina equisetifolia
Australian pine
beach sheoak
common ironwood
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CAGL11
 
 
 
 
Casuarina glauca
gray sheoak
longleaf ironwood
saltmarsh ironwood
swamp oak
L48 (I), HI (I)
CEDI6
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cestrum diurnum
day cestrum
day jasmine
inkberry
tentanchinu
thauthau
tintan china
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I?), VI (I)
CEEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cenchrus echinatus
burgrass
common sandbur
field sandbur
konpeito-gusa
se mbulabula
vao tui tui
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
CENO
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cestrum nocturnum
dama-de-noche
iki he po
night cestrum
night jasmine
queen of the night
thauthau ni mbongi
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CEOB
 
 
Cecropia obtusifolia
guarumo
trumpet tree
HI (I)
CHCA10
 
Chrysophyllum cainito
star apple
PR (N), VI (I)
CHME10
 
Chrysophyllum mexicanum
caimitillo
CHOL
 
Chrysophyllum oliviforme
satinleaf
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
CIBU2
 
 
Cinnamomum burmannii
Malaysian cinnamon
padang cassia
HI (I)
CICA
 
 
Cinnamomum camphora
camphor laurel
camphor tree
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CICA8
 
Citharexylum caudatum
juniper berry
HI (I), PR (N)
CIPU
 
Cinchona pubescens
quinine tree
HI (I)
CISP3
 
Citharexylum spinosum
fiddlewood
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
CLCH4
CLPH
 
Clerodendrum chinense
Clerodendrum philippinum
stickbush
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CLHI3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clidemia hirta
Koster's curse
kaurasiga
kui
mbona na mbulamakau
roinisinga
soap bush
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
CLMA24
 
Clerodendrum macrostegium
velvetleaf glorybower
HI (I)
CLRO
 
Clusia rosea
scotch attorney
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
COGR9
 
 
Coccinia grandis
ivy gourd
scarlet-fruited gourd
L48 (I), HI (I), VI (I)
COJU2
 
 
 
 
Cortaderia jubata
Andean pampas grass
pampasgrass
purple pampasgrass
selloa pampasgrass
L48 (I), HI (I)
COLA6
 
 
Corynocarpus laevigatus
New Zealand laurel
karakaranut
HI (I)
COPA14
 
 
Cotoneaster pannosus
firethorn
silverleaf cotoneaster
L48 (I), HI (I)
COSE4
 
 
 
Cortaderia selloana
Uruguayan pampasgrass
pampas grass
silver pampas grass
L48 (I)
CYCO18
SPCO18
Cyathea cooperi
Sphaeropteris cooperi
L48 (I), HI (I)
CYHA
 
Cyperus haspan
haspan flatsedge
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
DECA15
 
Desmodium cajanifolium
tropical ticktrefoil
HI (I)
DEEL3
 
 
Derris elliptica
derris
oiltree
(I)
DEOD
SEMI
 
Delairea odorata
Senecio mikanioides
capeivy
L48 (I), HI (I)
DEPE6
DEPE3
 
Deparia petersenii
Deparia petersonii
false spleenwort
L48 (I), HI (I)
DIRO2
 
Dissotis rotundifolia
pinklady
HI (I), PR (I)
EGDE
 
 
 
Egeria densa
Brazilian e
South American waterweed
State
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (W)
ERJA3
 
Eriobotrya japonica
loquat
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
ERKA2
 
Erigeron karvinskianus
Latin American fleabane
L48 (I), HI (I)
EUGL
 
Eucalyptus globulus
bluegum eucalyptus
L48 (I), HI (I)
EURO2
 
Eucalyptus robusta
swampmahogany
L48 (I), HI (I)
FAMO
PAFA8
 
Falcataria moluccana
Paraserianthes falcataria
peacocksplume
HI (I)
FIMI2
 
 
Ficus microcarpa
Chinese banyan
laurel fig
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
FIRU4
 
Ficus rubiginosa
Port Jackson fig
L48 (I), HI (I)
FRUH
 
 
 
Fraxinus uhdei
Mexican ash
shamel ash
tropical ash
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
FUFO
 
Furcraea foetida
Mauritius hemp
L48 (I), HI (I)
GRBA
 
 
 
Grevillea banksii
Banks grevillea
Kahili flower
haiku
HI (I)
GRRO
 
 
Grevillea robusta
silky oak
silver oak
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
HACA2
 
Haematoxylum campechianum
bloodwoodtree
HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
HECO11
 
 
 
Hedychium coronarium
'awapuhi-ke'oke'o
gingerlily
white ginger
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
HEFL5
 
 
Hedychium flavescens
awapuhi melemele
yellow ginger
HI (I), PR (I)
HEGA
 
Hedychium gardnerianum
Kahili ginger
HI (I)
HEPO4
 
Heliocarpus popayanensis
white moho
HI (I)
HESU4
 
Heterocentron subtriplinervium
pearlflower
HI (I)
HIBE2
 
Hiptage benghalensis
hiptage
HOLA
 
 
 
Holcus lanatus
Yorkshire fog
common velvetgrass
velvetgrass
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
HYCA11
 
Hypericum canariense
Canary Island St. Johnswort
L48 (I), HI (I)
HYRA3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hypochaeris radicata
common cat's-ear
false dandelion
frogbit
gosmore
hairy cat's ear
spotted catsear
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
HYRU2
 
Hyparrhenia rufa
jaragua
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
IMWA
 
Impatiens walleriana
buzzy lizzy
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
IPAL
 
Ipomoea alba
tropical white morningglory
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
JAFL
 
Jasminum fluminense
Brazilian jasmine
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
JUEF
 
Juncus effusus
common rush
L48 (N), AK (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
JUPL
 
Juncus planifolius
broadleaf rush
L48 (I), HI (I)
JUPO2
 
Juncus polyanthemos
manyflower rush
HI (I)
KAPI
 
Kalanchoe pinnata
cathedral bells
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
LACA2
 
Lantana camara
lantana
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I)
LELE10
 
 
Leucaena leucocephala
koa haole
lead tree
L48 (I), VI (I)
LESC2
 
Leptospermum scoparium
New Zealand tea
HI (I)
LOCO9
 
Lophostemon confertus
vinegartree
HI (I)
LOJA
 
 
Lonicera japonica
Chinese honeysuckle
Japanese honeysuckle
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
MAMA28
 
Macaranga mappa
pengua
HI (I)
MATA3
 
Macaranga tanarius
parasol leaf tree
HI (I)
MECA9
 
 
 
Melastoma candidum
Asian melastome
Indian rhododendron
Malabar melastome
HI (I)
MECU6 Medinilla cummingii
MEMA20
 
Medinilla magnifica
showy medinilla
MEMI2
 
 
Melinis minutiflora
molasses grass
puakatau
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
MEQU
 
 
 
 
 
Melaleuca quinquenervia
cajeput tree
melaleuca
niaouli
paperbark
punktree
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
MESA3
 
Melastoma sanguineum
red melastome
HI (I)
MEUM3
 
Melochia umbellata
melochia
HI (I)
MEVE3
 
Medinilla venosa
holdtight
HI (I)
MICA20
 
 
Miconia calvescens
miconia
velvet tree
HI (I)
MIST
EHST
 
Microlaena stipoides
Ehrharta stipoides
meadow ricegrass
HI (I)
MOCE2
MYCE
 
Morella cerifera
Myrica cerifera
wax myrtle
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
MOFA
MYFA
 
Morella faya
Myrica faya
firetree
HI (I)
MOHI
 
 
Montanoa hibiscifolia
montanoa
tree daisy
HI (I)
NEWIW
GLWI2
 
Neonotonia wightii var. wightii
Glycine wightii
perennial soybean
NIGL
 
Nicotiana glauca
tree tobacco
L48 (I), HI (I)
OLEU
 
Olea europaea
olive
L48 (I), HI (I)
OXPA3
 
Oxyspora paniculata
bristletips
HI (I)
PACO14
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paspalum conjugatum
Hilo grass
herbe creole
muhsrasre
rehn wei
sour grass
ti grass
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PAED
 
Passiflora edulis
purple granadilla
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PAFO3
PASC15
 
Paederia foetida
Paederia scandans
stinkvine
L48 (I), HI (I)
PALA14
 
Passiflora laurifolia
golden bellapple
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PALI8
 
 
Passiflora ligularis
sweet granadilla
yellow passionfruit
HI (I)
PALOM
ALMO14
Paraserianthes lophantha ssp. montana
Albizia montana
PASU3
 
 
 
 
 
Passiflora suberosa
corky passionflower
devil's pumpkin
huehue haole
indigo berry
wild passionfruit
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PATA6
PAMO20
 
 
 
Passiflora tarminiana
Passiflora mollissima
banana passionfruit
banana poka
bananadilla
L48 (I), HI (I)
PATRM
PAMO5
 
 
 
Passiflora tripartita var. mollissima
Passiflora mollissima
banana passionfruit
banana poka
bananadilla
PAUR2
 
Paspalum urvillei
Vasey grass
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
PECI
CECI
 
Pennisetum ciliare
Cenchrus ciliaris
buffelgrass
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PECL2
 
Pennisetum clandestinum
Kikuyu grass
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PESE3
 
Pennisetum setaceum
fountaingrass
L48 (I), HI (I)
PHAU8
 
Phyllostachys aurea
golden bamboo
L48 (I)
PHNI80
 
Phyllostachys nigra
black bamboo
L48 (I), HI (I)
PHTE8
 
 
Phormium tenax
New Zealand flax
New Zealand hemp
HI (I)
PIDI2
 
Pimenta dioica
allspice
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PIELE2
PICA2
 
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii
Pinus caribaea
Hondurus pine
L48 (N)
PIPA13
 
Pinus patula
Mexican weeping pine
HI (I)
PIPI6
 
Pinus pinaster
cluster pine
L48 (I), HI (I)
PIRA
 
Pimenta racemosa
bayrumtree
PR (N), VI (N)
PIRA2
 
Pinus radiata
Monterey pine
L48 (N)
PITA
 
Pinus taeda
loblolly pine
L48 (N)
PIUN2
 
 
 
 
 
Pittosporum undulatum
Australian cheesewood
Victorian box
Victorian laurel
mock orange
sweet pittosporum
L48 (I), HI (I)
PLCA10
PLSY
 
Pluchea carolinensis
Pluchea symphytifolia
cure for all
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PLIN4
 
 
Pluchea indica
Indian fleabane
Indian pluchea
HI (I)
POOL
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portulaca oleracea
akulikuli-kula
common purslane
duckweed
pursley
pusley
wild portulaca
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (N)
PRPA4
 
 
 
Prosopis pallida
algaroba
kiawe
mesquite
HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PSCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Psidium cattleianum
Chinese guava
cattley guava
cherry guava
kuahpa
purple guava
strawberry guava
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
PSGU
 
 
 
 
 
 
Psidium guajava
abas
goyavier
guabang
guava
kautonga
kuahpa
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PUMOL
PULO
 
 
Pueraria montana var. lobata
Pueraria lobata
kudzu
kudzu vine
L48 (I), HI (I)
RHCA9
 
Rhynchospora caduca
anglestem beaksedge
L48 (N), HI (I)
RHMA2
 
 
Rhizophora mangle
American mangrove
red mangrove
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
RHTO10
RHTO
 
 
 
 
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus
downy myrtle
downy rosemyrtle
isenberg bush
rose myrtle
L48 (I), HI (I)
RUAR2
 
Rubus argutus
prickly Florida blackberry
L48 (N), HI (I)
RUAR9
RUDI2
 
Rubus armeniacus
Rubus discolor
Himalayan blackberry
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
RUELO
 
Rubus ellipticus var. obcordatus
yellow Himalayan raspberry
HI (I)
RUGL5
 
Rubus glaucus
raspberry
HI (I)
RUNI4
 
 
Rubus niveus
Mysore raspberry
hill raspberry
L48 (I), HI (I)
RURO
 
 
 
 
Rubus rosifolius
West Indian raspberry
ola'a
roseleaf raspberry
thimbleberry
HI (I), PR (I)
RUSI4
 
Rubus sieboldii
Molucca raspberry
HI (I)
SAIN
 
Sacciolepis indica
glenwoodgrass
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
SCAC2
 
 
 
 
 
Schefflera actinophylla
brassaia
ivy palm
octopus tree
schefflera
umbrella tree
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SCCO10
 
 
Schizachyrium condensatum
bush beargrass
little bluestem
HI (I)
SCTE
 
 
 
 
 
Schinus terebinthifolius
Brazilian pepper-tree
Christmas berry
Florida holly
faux poivrier
warui
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SEMA15
 
 
 
Senecio madagascariensis
Madagascar groundsel
Madagascar ragwort
fireweed
HI (I)
SEPA6
 
 
 
 
Setaria palmifolia
broadleaved bristlegrass
hailans pitpit
palmgrass
short pitpit
HI (I)
SEVE3
 
 
 
Setaria verticillata
bristly foxtail
bur bristlegrass
hooked bristlegrass
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
SPCA2
 
 
 
 
 
Spathodea campanulata
African tuliptree
fireball
fountain tree
rarningobchey
tulipier du Gabon
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SPTR6
WETR
 
 
Sphagneticola trilobata
Wedelia trilobata
Bay Biscayne creeping oxeye
wedelia
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SYCU
 
 
 
 
 
 
Syzygium cumini
Java plum
duhat
jambolan plum
jamelonguier
kavika ni India
mesegerak
L48 (I), HI (I)
SYJA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Syzygium jambos
Malabar plum
apel en wai
iouen wai
kavika ni India
kavika ni vavalangi
rose-apple
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TEBI
 
Tetrazygia bicolor
Florida clover ash
L48 (N), HI (I)
TETE3
 
Tetragonia tetragonioides
New Zealand spinach
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
TEVO4
 
Tetrastigma voinieranum
chestnut vine
TIHE2
 
 
 
 
Tibouchina herbacea
cane ti
glorybush
herbaceous glorytree
tibouchina
HI (I)
TILO
 
Tibouchina longifolia
longleaf glorytree
HI (I)
TIUR
 
 
 
Tibouchina urvilleana
glorybush
lasiandra
princessflower
HI (I), PR (I)
TOCI
 
Toona ciliata
Australian redcedar
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
TROR
 
Trema orientalis
oriental trema
L48 (I), HI (I)
ULEU
 
 
 
Ulex europaeus
furze
gorse
whin
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
URMA3
PAMA4
 
Urochloa maxima
Panicum maximum
guineagrass
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
URMU
BRMU
 
Urochloa mutica
Brachiaria mutica
para grass
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
VEEN
 
Verbesina encelioides
golden crownbeard
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
VETH
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verbascum thapsus
big taper
common mullein
flannel plant
velvet dock
velvet plant
woolly mullein
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I? Probably Introduced
N Native
W Waif

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
None
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI Virgin Islands
CAN Canada
GL Greenland
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

 

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