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.

Lithocarpus densiflorus var. densiflorus

Family: Fagaceae

Common name: TANBARK OAK

Native to: Indonesia, Japan, Southeast Asia


Type: tree

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 98.5 feet

Max width: 89 feet


white/off white, yellow



new growth distinct


Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: loam, wide range

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

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular