Understory, Herbaceous, mat forming
Dry forest, Wet forest, Mesic forest, Lava fields
Fun Fact: Kupukupu is a pioneer species/primary successionspecies, meaning it is one of the first plants to grow onlava fields. They help break down rock into soil sothat secondary species like ʻōhiʻa, koa, and wiliwili can grow!
Understory, Shrub, roundness
Kapa, Lei, lāʻau
Fun Fact: Pōhinahina is in in the mint family Lamiaceae, and
similar to its relatives, it can be used to soothe an upset stomach.