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.

Maytenus boaria

Family: Celastraceae

Common name: MAYTEN

Native to: Chile


Types: shrub, tree

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 78.5 feet

Max width: 32.8 feet


white/off white




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: well drained

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

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular