Because it is able to flourish in a broad range of environmental conditions and along a large elevational gradient within its home range, it appears to have the. Plume poppy (Bocconia frutescens). Hawaii Pacific Weed Risk Assessment: None. Regulatory Status: Hawaii Noxious Weed List (HAR 68). Prevention and. Tree Poppy, BOCCONIA FRUTESCENS. One plant you can’t miss while driving through the mountains is the shrub shown above. It’s maybe 15 feet high, with.

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Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, number 21, Although Grey-Wilson suggests that the tropical distribution of the genus make Bocconia species unsuitable for temperate gardens, Riffle states that Bocconia is unexcelled for creating the tropical effect in sunny, well-drained sites.

Report on Bocconia frutescens. Herbicides are a commonly recommended method of control for this species, particularly triclopyr.

Ecological Restoration, 21 3: Damage and responsiveness of Jamaican montane tree species after disturbance by a hurricane. Weed Research Oxford46 5: Accidental Introduction As the seeds of B. In Panama and Costa Rica, Condit et al. Rainfall Regime Top of page Uniform Winter. Bocconia frutescens parrot-weed, plume poppy, tree celandine ; seedlings with cotyledons. The Papaveraceae, or Poppy family, comprises about 25 genera and species, which occur predominantly in temperate and tropical regions of the Northern Hemisphere Wagner et al.


Seeds and fruits of North American Papaveraceae.

Combined with the ever-maturing population of reproductive sized individuals, the current B. In Guacamayo, Costa Rica, the native B. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Critically endangered Hawaii Competition – monopolizing resources; Competition – shading Medeiros et al.

Patterns of seed dispersal and dispersal failure in a Hawaiian dry forest having only introduced birds. This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited.

Bocconia frutescens

In Maui, a Bocconia tree approximately 4 m tall with three main trunks arising from the base basal diameters: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The medicinal plants of Mexico [ed. Flowering plant Photograph by: Bocconia frutescens boconnia plume poppy sea oxeye frutesens tree poppy This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. A field guide to the families and genera of woody plants of northwest South Frutescdns Colombia, Ecuador, Peru with supplementary notes on herbaceous taxa.

Endangered Species Bulletin, References Top of page Adams CD, Gocconia encyclopedia of dramatic landscape plants. Hawaii Biodiversity Information Network. Johnnson and Nishida found B. Efectos de plantaciones abandonadas de especies exoticas y nativas sobre la regeneracion natural de un bosque montano en Colombia.


Weeds of Hawaii’s Pastures and Natural Areas; an identification and management guide. Cavelier J, Santos C, Hawaii’s high-profile invasive species.

University of Hawaii at Manoa. In its native range it grows in dry, moist, and wet forests on many soil types.

Bocconia frutescens (plume poppy)

Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page The Papaveraceae, or Poppy family, comprises about 25 genera and species, which occur predominantly in temperate and tropical regions of the Northern Hemisphere Wagner et al. It is most commonly found along streams, road cuts, and landslides, but also occurs in abandoned pastures and secondary forest Francis, The structure of the flower, with anthers dangling from pendent filaments, also suggests adaptations for wind pollination.

Common names are from state and federal lists.