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

Coffee Pot Mountain


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 (opens in a new tab).






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