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Silene hawaiiensis
Silene hawaiiensis
Hawaiian Catchfly
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 1112 0730 (2012-11-14)

Copyright © 2012 Eric White

 
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  • date of photo  Nov 14, 2012
  • latitude 19.41163   longitude -155.27946   max error distance 2357 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Crater Rim Trail, west side of Kilauea (Hawaii, Big Island (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Caryophyllaceae
  • plant community   Open, dry areas on decomposed lava and ash
  • notes   Endemic to Hawaii, the Big Island. This species is listed as Threatened. Elevation approximately 4040ft/1232m. I found that the petals curl back by mid day, so best to catch in the morning as in this photo at around 830am.
  • camera   Nikon D80 Nikkor 60mm f/1:2.8
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PLANT
  • common names   Hawaiian Catchfly (photographer)
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