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Elephantopus mollis
(Asteraceae)

elephant's foot, elephantopus, false tobacco, tobacco weed

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Species description or overview

Elephantopus mollis information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Elephantopus mollis 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).

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

Elephantopus mollis description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Elephantopus mollis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Elephantopus mollis
Nomenclatural information about Elephantopus mollis is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Elephantopus mollis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Elephantopus mollis--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.

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

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


Impacts

Elephantopus mollis (Asteraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Elephantopus mollis as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Elephantopus mollis impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Elephantopus mollis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Elephantopus mollis information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Elephantopus mollis 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).

Elephantopus mollis management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Elephantopus mollis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Elephantopus mollis (Asteraceae) (soft elephants foot)
Links to high-resolution free images of Elephantopus mollis (Asteraceae) (soft elephants foot) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Elephantopus mollis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Elephantopus mollis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Elephantopus mollis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Elephantopus mollis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Elephantopus mollis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Elephantopus mollis--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.

Elephantopus mollis worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Elephantopus mollis is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Weed handbook of Western Polynesia
Whistler, W. Arthur. 1983. Weed handbook of Western Polynesia. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft f#r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. ISBN: 3-88085-227-8.

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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

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.


Experts

Elephantopus mollis contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Elephantopus mollis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Elephantopus mollis references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Elephantopus mollis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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