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Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) W.T. Aiton
Lion's-ear, Chistmas candlestick

Leonotis nepetifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Leonotis nepetifolia has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okeeheelee Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Leonotis nepetifolia has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Mainland) Not Native, Naturalized

Leonotis nepetifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Leonotis nepetifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton