Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Texas Lantana at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 162-05-003:
Lantana horrida FAMILY Verbenaceae
Texas Lantana, Hierba De Cristo, West Indies Shrub-verbena
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Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Habitat: Disturbed and brackish areas, per Weakley's Flora
Native: Texas & the West Indies
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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with recurved prickles on the angles
Obscurely 2-4 lobed calyx
4-lobed salverform corolla
4 included stamens, attached to corolla tube
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