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.

Aloe brevifolia

Family: Asparagaceae

Common name: SHORT LEAF ALOE

Native to: Cape Provence, South Africa

Sentiment: wisdom and integrity


Type: cactus or succulent

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 0.33 feet

Max width: 1 foot






Attracts wildlife: hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: cutting, division, seed

flowers in spring

flowers in winter

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: dry, regular

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