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coastal nehe
Melanthera lavarum
coastal nehe Aster Family
Melanthera lavarum Asteraceae
common name
  coastal nehe
accepted scientific name
  Melanthera lavarum (Gaudich.) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob.
rules for finding collection records
  Melanthera lavarum (147)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Number of ray petals: 8 to 10
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Starr Environmental (20)
G.D.Carr (2)
where plant found
mag select
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