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Sphagneticola trilobata
(Asteraceae)

wedelia

 
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Sphagneticola trilobata is native to Central and South America. 


Species description or overview

Information about Sphagneticola trilobata from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
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Sphagneticola trilobata information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Sphagneticola trilobata 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).

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

Sphagneticola trilobata description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Sphagneticola trilobata 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).

Sphagneticola trilobata information from NTBG
Information about Sphagneticola trilobata is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Sphagneticola trilobata
Nomenclatural information about Sphagneticola trilobata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Sphagneticola trilobata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Sphagneticola trilobata--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.

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

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


Impacts

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

Sphagneticola trilobata impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Sphagneticola trilobata 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).


Risk assessments

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


Control methods

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

Sphagneticola trilobata management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Sphagneticola trilobata 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 Sphagneticola trilobata (Asteraceae) (wedelia)
Links to high-resolution free images of Sphagneticola trilobata (Asteraceae) (wedelia) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Sphagneticola trilobata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Sphagneticola trilobata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Sphagneticola trilobata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Sphagneticola trilobata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Sphagneticola trilobata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Sphagneticola trilobata--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.

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


Cited as invasive

Hawaii State DLNR/DOFAW cites Sphagneticola trilobata (Asteraceae) as a weedy species used in horticulture
Wedelia (Sphagneticola trilobata) is on Hawaii's Most Invasive Horticultural Plants list from the Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife.


Books

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.

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Full-text articles

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.

Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Acevedo-Rodriguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Illustrated by Bobbi Angell. 483 pages.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

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.


Experts

Sphagneticola trilobata contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Sphagneticola trilobata 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

Sphagneticola trilobata references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Sphagneticola trilobata 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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