Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3980

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia?
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare (endemic to eastern peninsular Florida?)

Look for it on the edges of brackish marshes, dunes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
Obscurely 2-4 lobed calyx?
4-lobed salverform corolla?
4 included stamens, attached to corolla tube?

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lantana depressa var. floridana   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lantana depressa var. floridana   FAMILY Verbenaceae

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 162-05-001:
Lantana ovatifolia   FAMILY Verbenaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lantana depressa

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lantana ovatifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Lantana