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.

Tristagma uniflorum

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Common name: SPRINGSTAR

Synonym: Ipheion uniflorum

Native to: Argentina, France, Naturalized Great Britain, Uruguay


Type: perennial

Form: tufted

Max height: 0.65 feet

Max width: 0.65 feet


blue/green, violet, white/off white


blue, green, light


Plant features: naturalizes

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil types: well drained, wide range

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: moderate