SEARCH INVASIVE PLANTS

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Citharexylum caudatum, Citharexylum spinosum

fiddlewood

Ornamental trees that will spread from initial plantings. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Clerodendrum chinense

pikake pilau

An invasive shrub that spreads aggressively from root suckers. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Clusia rosea

autograph tree

A widely planted invasive tree that will spread from its initial plantings. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the...

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Coccinia grandis

ivy gourd

Considered very invasive and is on the Hawaii State Noxious Weed List. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawaii...

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Cortaderia jubata, Cortaderia selloana

pampas grass

Considered very invasive; C. jubata is on the Hawai`i State Noxious Weed List. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the...

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Cryptostegia grandiflora, Cryptostegia madagascariensis

rubbervine

An ornamental shrub that will aggressively grow over other plants. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Delairea odorata

cape ivy

An aggressive smothering vine that escapes from cultivation. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department...

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Dissotis rotundifolia

trailing tibouchina

An ornamental groundcover escaping cultivation and now sparingly naturalized.

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Eichhornia crassipes

water hyacinth

A floating plant with showy purple flowers. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Hawai`i Department of Land and Natural...

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Hedychium gardnerianum

Himalayan ginger, kahili ginger

An ornamental ginger that quickly escaped the garden and naturalized in Hawai`i's natural areas. The Division of Forestry...