Lantana depressa Small
Pineland Trailing Lantana, Gold Lantana, Pineland Lantana, Rockland Shrub Verbena
Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)
USDA Symbol: LADE
Florida state-listed Endangered species.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
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 InformationBloom 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 ConditionsWater 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.
BenefitUse Ornamental: A good landscape plant, but Lantana camara hybrids are often marketed as this species.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Research LiteratureReslit 1534 - Using compost for container production of ornamental wetland and flatwood species native to Florida (2006) S. B. Wilson and P. J. Stoffella
Reslit 2593 - Using genetic and morphological analysis to distinguish endangered taxa from their hybrids with the cultivated exotic pest plant Lantana strigocamara (syn: Lantana camara) (2010) J. Maschinski, E. Sirkin, J. Fant
Reslit 2594 - Susceptibility of Lantana cultivars to Orthezia insignis (2001) T. K. Broschat, T. J. Weissling
Reslit 2595 - Identity of Lantana depressa and L. ovatifolia (Verbenaceae) of Florida and the Bahamas (1987) R. W. Sanders
Reslit 2596 - Notes on new and noteworthy plants. I. (1947) H. N. Moldenke
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lantana depressa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lantana depressa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lantana depressa
MetadataRecord Modified: 2016-07-08
Research By: JAM