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`Ahinahina (Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Threatened
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 142156
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 07/20/2023

single-stemmed shrub

Where is `Ahinahina (Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum) located in the wild?

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`Ahinahina can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve `Ahinahina (Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum)?

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Taxon Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum
Authority (A. Gray) Meyrat
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 9377
ITIS 185198
Duration Perennial
Common Names 'ahinahina | Haleakala silversword | Silversword
Associated Scientific Names Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S2
Ecological Relationships


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