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Lantana canescens (Hammock shrubverbena)
Cliffe, Harry

Lantana canescens

Lantana canescens Kunth

Hammock Shrubverbena

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s): Goniostachyum citrosum, Lantana microcephala

USDA Symbol: LACA8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Yellow-centered white flowers.



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lantana canescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lantana canescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lantana canescens


Record Modified: 2023-01-04
Research By: DEW

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