Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Crassula capitella
(sold as Campfire)

Family: Crassulaceae

Native to: South Africa


Type: cactus or succulent

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 1 foot

Max width: 2 feet


white/off white


green, secondary color present, warm

new growth distinct


Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: dry, moderate

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