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Nuttall's Schiedea (Schiedea nuttallii)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 789839
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/05/1993

Where is Nuttall's Schiedea (Schiedea nuttallii) located in the wild?

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Nuttall's Schiedea can be found in Hawaii

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Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to southeastern Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, and Maui. It appears to be extirpated in the Koolau Mountains of Oahu and on Molokai and Maui. On Kauai and the Waianae Mountains of Oahu fewer than 100 plants are known to be extant. The species and its habitats are threatened by feral goats and pigs, and alien plants.

  • 01/01/2010

exotics goats rats spider mites

  • 01/01/2010

< 20 individuals in 1 population on Oahu individuals in 2 current populations, last updated 1987 < 10 individuals (Kauai) 20 individuals (Oahu)

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Taxon Schiedea nuttallii
Authority Hook.
Family Caryophyllaceae
CPC Number 7039
ITIS 20219
Duration Perennial
Common Names Nuttall Schiedea | valley schiedea
Associated Scientific Names Schiedea nuttallii | Schiedea nuttallii var. intermedia | Schiedea nuttallii var. molokaiensis | Schiedea nuttallii lihuensis | Schiedea nuttallii var. pauciflora | Eucladus suffruticosus
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii SNR
Ecological Relationships

Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting
Oahu Army Natural Resources Program Hawaii Reinforcement 1999
Oahu Army Natural Resources Program Hawaii Assisted Colonization 2007
Oahu Army Natural Resources Program Hawaii Reintroduction 2013

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