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March 4-11, 2013: Kaua'i, Hawaii

I learned while sorting through and identifying these photos that most of the wildflowers and trees I found on Kaua'i are non-native, and many of them are classified as "invasive." Exceptions are 'ohia lehua, hala, ti, iliau, pukiawe, and most of the ferns.
coconut palms at sunset
Po'ipu Beach Park
March 4, 2013
sensitive plant
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
Cook pines
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
rooty trail
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
Pu'u Ka Manu
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
male katydid on lantana
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
soapbush, a.k.a. "Koster's Curse"
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
Mamalahoa
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
the fourth rope
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
paperbark seeds
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
Pu'u Ki & Hihimanu
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
Kaua'i spooky-face spider
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
the sixth rope
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
flossflower (maile honohono)
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
view over the Hanalei River toward Princeville
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
soft elephant's-foot
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
blue snakeweed
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
Namahana & the Hanalei Valley
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
ti & hala
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
Hihimanu
Hihimanu Trail
March 5, 2013
Upper Hanalei Valley
Kaukuopua
March 5, 2013
spider above the trail
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
spiny-backed orb-weaver spider
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
gum tree
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
albizia trees
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
a very literal benchmark
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
Wainiha Pali & Makahoa Point
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
Philippine ground orchid
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
shoebutton ardisia
'Okolehao Trail
March 5, 2013
hala tree & wetlands
'Okolehao Trailhead
March 5, 2013
'Okolehao ridge & Hihimanu
Hanalei Lookout
March 5, 2013
Hanalei Valley panorama
Hanalei Lookout
March 5, 2013
gecko
Kipuka Road
March 5, 2013
pukiawe berries
Nu'alolo Trail
March 6, 2013
iliau
Nu'alolo Trail
March 6, 2013
ridge between Nu'alolo & Awa'awapuhi valleys
Nu'alolo Trail
March 6, 2013
south side of Nu'alolo Valley
Nu'alolo Trail
March 6, 2013
beach at Nu'alolo Kai
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
Na Pali Coast
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
silky-oak flowers
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
pukiawe flowers
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
end of the official trail
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
Nu'alolo panorama
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
Na Pali Coast & Nu'alolo Valley
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
white-tailed tropicbird in Nu'alolo Valley
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
white-tailed tropicbird
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
ridges flanking Awa'awapuhi Valley
Lolo Vista
March 6, 2013
steep trail & pine trees
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
a pair of threatening signs
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
Nu'alolo Valley
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
spreading mist flower
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
yellow wood sorrel
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
Nu'alolo Valley
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
air plant
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
lantana
Nu'alolo Cliffs Trail
March 6, 2013
ridge above Nu'alolo Valley
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
Nu'alolo Valley
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
Awa'awapuhi Valley
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
Awa'awapuhi Valley
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
helicopter
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
north side of Awa'awapuhi Valley
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
tasselflower
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
upper Awa'awapuhi Valley
Awa'awapuhi Vista
March 6, 2013
mesic forest
Awa'awapuhi Trail
March 6, 2013
Kahililoa & Koai'e Canyon
Koke'e Road
March 6, 2013
pinnacle in Po'omau Canyon
Koke'e Road
March 6, 2013
Po'omau Canyon
Waimea Canyon Lookout
March 6, 2013
end of a ridge
Waimea Canyon Lookout
March 6, 2013
Kaluaha'ula Ridge
Waimea Canyon Lookout
March 6, 2013
feral rooster, playing chicken
Waimea Canyon Lookout
March 6, 2013
kite-surfer
MacArthur Park
March 6, 2013
sunset over Ni'ihau
MacArthur Park
March 6, 2013
Kekaha sunset
MacArthur Park
March 6, 2013
Ke'e Beach
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
'ohia lehua
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
Na Pali Coast
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
small partridge pea
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
hala tree & Mauna Puluo
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
hala & surf
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
colorful water
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
sisal stalks beyond Hanakapi'ai
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
Hanakapi'ai Beach
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
pink wood sorrel
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
beggar's tick (romerillo)
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
cairns gone wild
Hanakapi'ai Beach
March 7, 2013
Hanakapi'ai Stream
Hanakapi'ai Beach
March 7, 2013
feral cat
Hanakapi'ai Beach
March 7, 2013
two feral cats
Hanakapi'ai Beach
March 7, 2013
black-crowned night heron ('auku'u) in hala tree
Hanakapi'ai Valley
March 7, 2013
Hanakapi'ai Stream
Hanakapi'ai Valley
March 7, 2013
Philippine ground orchid
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
Job's tears
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
uluhe (forked ferns) & hala below Mauna Puluo
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
African tulip tree
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
hala fruit
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
morning glory
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
bird (honeycreeper?) sipping nectar from snakeweed
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
Na Pali Coast
Kalalau Trail
March 7, 2013
butterfly orchid
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
offerings to Laka
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
coconut palms at Ka 'Ulu o Pa'oa Heiau
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
Ke Ahu a Laka
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
ixora
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
swamp lily fruit
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
swamp lily
above Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
popoki
Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
pothos jungle
Ke'e Beach
March 7, 2013
'Okolehao Ridge & Hihimanu from across Hanalei Bay
Makahoa Point
March 7, 2013
sunset over Hanalei Bay
Kuhio Highway
March 7, 2013
shingle urchin
Brennecke's Beach
March 8, 2013
green sea turtle
Koloa Landing
March 8, 2013
Waikomo Stream
Koloa Landing
March 8, 2013
green sea turtle
Koloa Landing
March 8, 2013
'ohia lehua flowers
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
Kalalau Valley, half filled with clouds
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
unidentified flower
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
boardwalk
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
muddy trail
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
kahili ginger
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
ginger roots running rampant
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
descending into the swamp
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
tree fern (hapu'u)
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
pillows of moss
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
moss close-up
Alaka'i Swamp Trail
March 9, 2013
rain forest
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
fiddlehead
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
fiddlehead
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
muddy trail
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
Kalalau Valley
Pihea summit
March 9, 2013
Kalalau Valley
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
Kalalau Valley
Pihea Trail
March 9, 2013
beginning of the Pihea Trail
Pu'u o Kila
March 9, 2013
rocky reef
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
false limpets ('opihi 'awa)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
difficult sea-cucumber
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
black rock-boring urchin ('ina 'ele'ele)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
pale rock-boring urchin ('ina 'ula), refracted
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
spotted sea hare
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
tidepools
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
wandering tattler ('ulili)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
pale rock-boring urchin ('ina 'ula)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
ear seaweed & lobe coral
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
pale rock-boring urchin ('ina 'ula)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
pale rock-boring urchins ('ina 'ula)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
white-spotted sea cucumber
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
rocky reef
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
white-spotted sea-cucumber
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
tidepools
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
spotted periwinkle shell
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
black nerites (pipipi)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
limpet ('opihi)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
black nerites (pipipi)
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
sharp rocks
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
sharp rocks
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
Salt Pond Beach
Salt Pond Beach Park
March 10, 2013
waves crashing
Ho'one Road
March 10, 2013
hole in the bench
Ho'one Road
March 10, 2013
sunset
Ho'one Road
March 10, 2013
sunset
Brennecke's Beach
March 10, 2013
shingle urchins (ha'uke'uke)
Brennecke's Beach
March 10, 2013
shingle urchins (ha'uke'uke)
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
shingle urchins (ha'uke'uke)
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
spaghetti worms (kauna 'oa)
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
zoanthids
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
zoanthids
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
seaweed
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
spaghetti worm (kauna 'oa)
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
nudibranch (yellow-margin Spanish dancer)
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
coral creeper
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013
koa haole
Brennecke's Beach
March 11, 2013

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