Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4313

Shrub
Perennial

Native: Texas & the West Indies

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Waif(s)

Look for it in disturbed and brackish areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with recurved prickles on the angles

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite
Margins serrate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Orange/Yellow/Red
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 (6/30/18):
Lantana urticoides   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lantana urticoides   FAMILY Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 162-05-003:
Lantana horrida   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Lantana, Hierba De Cristo, West Indies Shrub-verbena


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