"Maui's Fragile Ecosystem" Top 5 Page for this destination Maui Favorite Tip by seamandrew

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  Silversword, a rare plant of Maui.
by seamandrew

Favorite thing: Maui is an island with a very fragile ecosystem that faces more obstacles and problems than it does improvement. One of the rarest plants in Maui is the Silversword. A plant that takes years to mature. It looks so beautiful but travelers have mistakingly killed the plants, ferral pigs have ruined them, and much more. When visiting, keep your eyes peeled for this as well as the Nene, a goose that looks like the Canada Goose. Both rare and very beautiful.

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  • Written Apr 23, 2003
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