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Lantana depressa (Pineland trailing lantana)
Cressler, Alan

Lantana depressa

Lantana depressa Small

Pineland Trailing Lantana, Gold Lantana, Pineland Lantana, Rockland Shrub Verbena

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Florida state-listed Endangered species.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oval
Size Notes: Grows 1 to 2 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet across.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flowers golden-yellow or white with yellow centers.


Native Distribution: Florida endemic. Range restricted to Miami-Dade County.
Native Habitat: Pine rockland.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Sandy, limestone soil with organic matter.


Use Ornamental: A good landscape plant, but Lantana camara hybrids are often marketed as this species.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2016-07-08
Research By: JAM

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