Lantana species

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Scientific Name Lantana achyranthifolia (Lantana macropoda) USDA PLANTS Symbol
LAAC
Common Name Mejorana, Desert Lantana ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
32174
Family Verbenaceae (Verbena) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect shrub 2 to 4 feet high with many slender, long branches; hairy, ovate leaves, about 1 to 1-1/2 inches long with toothed edges; flower clusters with many small, pink or white blossoms with irregularly-shaped petals. Descr. excerpt from "Little Big Bend" by Roy Morey for L. macropoda. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Lantana montevidensis USDA PLANTS Symbol
LAMO2
Common Name Trailing Shrubverbena, Trailing Lantana ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
32181
Family Verbenaceae (Verbena) SEINet Reference
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Description Low-growing shrub, forming dense mats; leaves on creeping stems are ovate to lanceolate with toothed edges, rough to touch; small pink flowers, irregular petals, in small clusters 1 to 2 inches across. Texas Status
Introduced

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