Bocconia frutescens L.
bocconia
Papaveraceae

 

This evergreen shrub to small tree forms dense stands in dry habitats. The seeds are wind-dispersed. Its fire tolerance in Hawai'i is unknown. It has not been evaluated for biological control.

It grows at elevations between 300-1,000 m in dry habitats on Maui and Hawai'i. There is a significant infestation above 'Ulupalakua, Maui.


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