Native Plants at the
Nā Pōhaku o Hauwahine Restoration Project


Family CYPERACEAE

Bolboschoenus maritimus

Kaluhā

Scale = 5

Population: TNTC (6/05)

Pycreus polystachyos Cypreus polystachyos

Scale = 5

NOTES: Appearing occasionally in upland areas and persisting.

Population: TNTC (6/05)

Schoenoplectus californicus

Kaluhā, `aka`akai, great bulrush

Scale = 5

NOTES: Non-native; all plants removed from project area to be replaced by S. lacustris.

Population: 0 (6/05)

Family POACEAE

pili grass (EBG) Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv.

Pili

Scale = 5

NOTES: Spreads by seed; does best in full sun. Grows fast and spreads readily on its own. Our primary ground cover in open areas.

Population: 8 (6/04) / ~150 (6/05) / TNTC (12/11)

kawelu grass (EBG) Eragrostis variabilis (Gaud.) Steud.

Kāwelu

Scale = 3/4

NOTES: Easily grown from seed in nursery. Replanting again in wet season 2011 from seeds collected at Kaena Point; plants flowering in 4/12. Replanting (12/13) from seeds gathered at site.

Population: 6 (9/05) / 0 (12/10) / ~10 (05/12)