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Species description or overview

Batis maritima information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Batis maritima from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).

Batis maritima information from PIER
Information on Batis maritima as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Batis maritima
Nomenclatural information about Batis maritima is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Batis maritima information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Batis maritima--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Batis maritima information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Batis maritima, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Batis maritima
Nomenclatural information about Batis maritima is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Batis maritima (Bataceae): species information from GCW
Information on Batis maritima as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Red mangrove eradication and pickleweed control in a Hawaiian wetland, waterbird responses, and lessons learned View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
taxonomic nomenclature, ITIS, Opuntia aurantaca


Risk assessments

Batis maritima weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Batis maritima for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Control methods

Batis maritima information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Batis maritima from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).

Red mangrove eradication and pickleweed control in a Hawaiian wetland, waterbird responses, and lessons learned View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
taxonomic nomenclature, ITIS, Opuntia aurantaca

Summaries of herbicide trials for pasture, range, and non-cropland weed control -1999 View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Herbicide trials compare herbicides and methods of application on a variety of weedy species in Hawaii (University of Hawaii).


Images

Images of Batis maritima (Bataceae) (pickleweed, akulikuli kai)
Links to high-resolution free images of Batis maritima (Bataceae) (pickleweed, akulikuli kai) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Batis maritima information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Batis maritima in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Batis maritima images from PIER
Images of Batis maritima provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Batis maritima information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Batis maritima in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Batis maritima information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Batis maritima--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge on Maui is home to the endangered Hawaiian stilt (ae'o) and Hawaiian coot ('alae keoke'o).

A nature walk to Kaena Point
Arrigoni, Edward. 1978. A nature walk to Kaena Point. Honolulu: Topgallant Publishing Co., Ltd. ISBN: 0-914916-30-0.

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.

Kaena Point natural area reserve ecosystem restoration project
The resources of Kaena, and threats to the wildlife, are depicted on this US Fish and Wildlife site.


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

A nature walk to Kaena Point
Arrigoni, Edward. 1978. A nature walk to Kaena Point. Honolulu: Topgallant Publishing Co., Ltd. ISBN: 0-914916-30-0.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Oahu Offshore Islets Pictorial Guide: Common Plants of Oahu's Offshore Islets
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Pictorial Guide: Common Plants of Oahu's Offshore Islets. Prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.

Red mangrove eradication and pickleweed control in a Hawaiian wetland, waterbird responses, and lessons learned View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
taxonomic nomenclature, ITIS, Opuntia aurantaca


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