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.

Juniperus chinensis
(sold as Mint Julep)

Family: Cupressaceae

Common name: JUNIPER

Native to: China, Japan, Mongolia


Type: shrub

Forms: dense form, mounding


Leaves evergreen

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 6.6 feet






Attracts wildlife: bird

Plant part consumed by birds: fruit

Bird uses plant for shelter or cover or cavity: cover

Plant features: conifer, evergreen

Exposure: light shade, sun

Landscape use: foliage aromatic

Propagates by: seed

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -30 to +30 °F

Water: dry, regular