creeping lantana
Lantana montevidensis (Sprengel) BriquetVerbenaceae

common name synonyms: purple lantana, small lantana, trailing lantana, weeping lantana

scientific name synonyms: L. sellowiana Link & Otto, Lippia montevidensis Spreng.

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Lamiales

growth form: shrub, herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: South America

notes: poisonous; introduced in the U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth