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Beach Pea

Scientific name: Vigna Marina

Hawaiian names: Nanea, ʻŌkolemakili, Pūlihilihi

This vine forms and attractive ground cover and produces bright yellow flowers. It grows very quickly and prefers shade while providing solid erosion prevention making this great plant for landscaping ground cover. Strangely enough, the Hawaiian translation of okolemakili is cracked buttocks.( Image by Forest and Starr)


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