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.

Erica herbacea ‘Cd Eason’

Family: Ericaceae

Common names: HEATH, HEATHER

Synonyms: Erica cinerea cd eason, Erica naliculata

Native to: South Africa

Sentiment: solitude


Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 4 feet





Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in winter

Soil acidity: slightly acidic

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant

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