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Viola kauaensis (pohe hiwa)

Synonyms: Viola kauaensis f. maxima

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola kauaensis is a rare species of flowering plant in the violet family known by the common names Kauai violet and pohe hiwa. It is endemic to Hawaii, where it is known from Kauai and Oahu.This plant grows in bogs on Kauai and wet mountain habitat in the Koʻolau Range on Oahu.There are two varieties of this plant. The rare variety wahiawaensis (nani wai`ale`ale) is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. In 2003 there were two populations totalling only 13 individuals.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Herb





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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
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