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.

Santolina pinnata

Family: Asteraceae

Native to: Italy


Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect, tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2.75 feet

Max width: 2.75 feet


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: flower fragrant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

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

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry, moderate