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Lantana, Lantana camara

 

Family: Verbenaceae (Vervain)

Group: Dicot

Life span: Perennial

Origin: Tropical south America

Growth form: Shrub

Can be both woody and herbaceous.  Opposite leaves with rounded leaf base, tip of leaf pointed, teeth along margins.  Has a sandpaper feel, a distinctive odor, and square stems.