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.

Pyracantha koidzumii ‘Santa Cruz’

Family: Rosaceae

Common name: FIRETHORN

Native to: Taiwan


Type: shrub

Forms: dense form, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 12 feet

Max width: 12 feet


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird

Plant part consumed by birds: fruit

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

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

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: moderate