Tribulus cistoides
Stated-recognized Indigenous
NatureServe Heritage Rank Vulnerable
North American Waterbird
Conservation Plan
High Concern
Regional Seabird
Conservation Plan
USFWS 2005
Pua ka naupaka, paoa ka nohu

The tiny naupaka flower, the nohu fragrance permeates the air. (Kaala Faye Camara)

The tiny flower of the nohu fills the air masking the smell of decay and death due to the high numbers of juvenile mōlī and kaʻupu that didnʻt survive departure.