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.

Drimia maritima

Family: Asparagaceae

Common names: SEA ONION, SQUILL

Synonym: Urginea maritima

Native to: Mediterranean, Portugal


Type: perennial

Forms: erect, rosette, tufted

Max height: 5 feet

Max width: 1.75 feet


white/off white




Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular