Calflora
Taxon  Report   4566    
Lantana camara  L.
Lantana
Lantana camara
© 2004 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lantana camara
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Lantana camara
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Lantana camara, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Lantana camara
© 2014 Wynn Anderson
Family: VERBENACEAE  
Genus: Lantana
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lantana aculeata
PLANTS: Lantana strigocamara
PLANTS: Lantana camara var. sanguinea
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More information about  Lantana camara
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LACA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).