Data about Myoporum sandwicense A. Gray

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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Hawaii, USA
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

 
flower color
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white
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leaf color
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dark green
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plant height median
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15 ft mature
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plant height max
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45 ft base age
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fruit or seed color
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white
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growth habit
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
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tree
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shape
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erect
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primary growth form
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multiple stems
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carbon-to-nitrogen ratio
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high (>59)
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foliage texture
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smooth
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Ecology

 
frost free days min
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365 days
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precipitation tolerance min
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60 inch
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precipitation tolerance max
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130 inch
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soil depth min
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12 inch
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low temperature tolerance min
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40 degrees Fahrenheit
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habitat
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forest
Environments - EOL project  
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island
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
fire resistance
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is not fire resistant
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allelopathic effect
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no known allelopathy
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soil requirements
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not adapted to coarse textured soils
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not adapted to fine textured soils
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not adapted to medium textured soils
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anaerobic soil tolerance
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low tolerance
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drought tolerance
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medium (normal)
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salt tolerance
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medium (normal)
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shade tolerance
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low tolerance
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Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
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shedability
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deciduous
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growth rate
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fast
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life span
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low life span
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grass growth type
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not a low growing grass
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resprout ability after clipping
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will not resprout
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germination requirements
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cold stratification not required
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fire tolerance
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low tolerance
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fruit/seed persistence
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fruit/seed is not persistent
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seedling survival
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medium
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Physiology and Cell Biology

 
soil pH min
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6.1
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil pH max
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7.8
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nitrogen fixation
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none
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primary macronutrient requirements
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medium
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Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
livestock bloat potential
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none
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horticulture
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flower is conspicuous
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fruit/seed is conspicuous
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is not fall conspicuous
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not suitable for the coppice method of silviculture
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foliage porosity winter
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dense (low porosity)
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foliage porosity summer
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dense (low porosity)
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hedge tolerance
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low tolerance
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planting density min
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320 per acre
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planting density max
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1,280 per acre
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plant propagation method
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not propogated by bare root
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not propogated by bulbs
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not propogated by container
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not propogated by corms
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not propogated by sod
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not propogated by sprigs
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not propogated by tubers
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propogated by cuttings
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propogated by seed
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grain type
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is not a small grain
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uses
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no berries, nuts, seeds, or fruits palatable to humans
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not suitable as berry/nut/seed product
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not suitable as Christmas tree product
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not suitable as nursery stock product
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not suitable as post product
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not suitable as pulpwood product
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not suitable as veneer product
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not suitable for naval store products
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not used as fodder product
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suitable as lumber product
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fuelwood suitability
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low
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Database and Repository Coverage

 
type specimen repository
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National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
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National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
National Museum of Natural History Collections  

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