CPC Plant Profile: Membranaceous Schiedea
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Membranaceous Schiedea (Schiedea membranacea)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 152783
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/28/2021

Participating Institutions
  • 01/01/2010

exotics goats rats spider mites habitat degradation by feral ungulates (mule deer, goats, and pigs) competition with alien plants species landslides

  • 01/01/2010

ca 50-100 individuals total in 2-3 populations on Kauai individuals in 3 current populations known from six current populations with 200 to 250 individuals

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Taxon Schiedea membranacea
Authority H. St. John
Family Caryophyllaceae
CPC Number 3855
ITIS 20217
Common Names Membranaceous Schiedea | papery schiedea
Associated Scientific Names Schiedea membranacea
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1

typically found on cliffs and cliff bases in a wide variety of mesic to wet habitats between 1,700 and 3,800 ft. elevation

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