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.

Calocedrus decurrens

Family: Cupressaceae

Common name: INCENSE CEDAR

Native to: Western United States

Sentiment: nobility and incorruptibility


Type: tree

Form: erect


Leaves evergreen

Max height: 150 feet

Max width: 12 feet






Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: conifer, evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: screen

Propagates by: seed

Soil types: clay, loam, sandy, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant, moderate