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Digital Herbaria

Lantana urticoides

Lantana urticoides Hayek

Texas Lantana, Calico Bush

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

USDA Symbol: LAUR2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Lantana horrida

Common Lantana, Texas Lantana


Location: East of the path at south end of the horse pens--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Some shade; nominal moisture; deep, alkaline, alluvial soil. Many, but scattered.

Description: Sprawling shrub to 2 m high/wide. Stalks square, lightly armed with minute, recurved prickles. Leaves opposite, ovate, acute apically, truncate basally, 5 x 7 cm, heavily dentate, petioled. Peduncles to 10+ cm, axillary, bracteate. Corollas clustered in heads 2 cm in dia, tubular, opening yellow, maturing to orange, then red. Fruit resembles a black drupe.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 5, 1987
Specimen number: 209

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0451
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: SXFXB

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