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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Lantana camara L.
Shrubverbena

Lantana camara
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Verbenaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Native to tropical America, but its precise origins confused through long cultivation and hybridization.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information and images, visit Florida Invasive Plant Species Mobile Field Guide (FLIP).

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Widely naturalized from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

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Lantana camara has been reported from the following 11 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, Klopp Tract Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Snake Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Lantana camara has been reported for the following 5 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Beach Dune
Coastal Berm
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock


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Lantana camara
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Lantana camara
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Lantana camara
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Lantana camara
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Lantana camara
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Lantana camara
Copyright by: Magha GarcĂ­a Medina; Agrandar.