Hawaiian: Pua kala, kala, naule, pōkalakala
Latin: Argemone Glauca
STATUS: Endemic Easy to propagate
Grows from 0 to 2,000 meter elevation on the leeward sides of the main islands except Kauai. The plant itself grows up to 1.5 meters tall.
Flowers: Flower has yellow center, with 5 to 6 fairly fragile white petals. Buds are oblong 1.6 to 2.4cm, smooth or prickly.
Leaves: Conspicuously glaucous, oblong-elliptic, 8-21cm long, 6-11cm wide. Variegated white and green with thorns.