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.

Dymondia margaretae

Family: Asteraceae

Common name: SILVER CARPET

Native to: South Africa


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, rosette

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 0.30 feet

Max width: 1 foot






Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: ground cover

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: well drained, wide range

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular

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