Image Number: 1624048

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Infestation
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From northern Africa, is a fire-stimulated grass which is infamous for carrying intense fires through formerly barren lava flows of Hawaii island. Concerted efforts at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park have successfully kept it contained there for over 15 years. Vigilance has also checked its spread on the islands of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai.
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Field

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United States

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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Pennisetum
Subject: Pennisetum spp. L.C. Rich. ex Pers
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, October 18, 2010