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  Vitex trifolia ssp. litoralis Steenis
  Family Name : Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  Common Names : Beach Vitex, Round-Leaf Vitex

Beach Vitex,Round-Leaf Vitex
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Creeper)
      Maximum Height :
      0.3 m to 0.6 m
      Maximum Plant Spread / Crown Width :
      3 m to 4.5 m
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Deciduous shrub with a sprawling growth habit.
      Foliage: Bluish green leaves are oblong to round. They are mostly simple with a few trifoliate compound leaves.
      Stems: Mature stem is covered in fissured bark.
      Flowers: Bluish purple flowers are arranged in a 7-8 cm long inflorescence.
      Fruits: Fruits are round and purplish black (0.6 cm in diameter).
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
  • Landscaping Features
    • Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought, Well-Drained Soils, Saline Soils / Salt Spray, Poor Infertile Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Coastal, Groundcover
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water

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