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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Lantana camara (Lantana, confiturilla negra)

Ajo Peak at Night


Habitat: disturbed areas
Life Form: shrub
Leaf Description: ovate,toothed,simple,bumpy,opposite
Flower Color: various
Flowering Period: year round
Spines: spineless
Family: Verbenaceae (verbena family)
Abundance: introduced,not naturalized in this area
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 47 (7.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Lantana camara (opens in a new tab).






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