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.

Alsophila australis

Family: Cyatheaceae

Common name: TREE FERN

Synonyms: Cyathea australis, Unresolved name

Native to: Australia


Types: fern, perennial, tree

Forms: erect, open form

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 19.5 feet

Max width: 14.5 feet





Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: cut flower

Propagates by: spore

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +30 to +40 °F

Water: regular

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