Wikstroemia uva-ursi

COMMON NAME

Akia

TYPE

Groundcover

FAMILY

Thymelaeaceae

NOTES

A densely branched prostrate or sprawling shrub growing up to 3 feet tall.  The leaves grow with two leaves opposite each other on the branch, overlapping, and are dark green or grayish on the upper surface and lighter green underneath.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Hawaiian Islands

NATIVE HABITAT

Windy coastal locations, dry ridges, open hillsides, ledges, 'a'a lava, and other dry, open habitats

WEB SOURCES

ctahr.hawaii.edu

tropplants.com



Wikstroemia uva-ursi​