Vitex negundo L.

Chinese Chastetree, Five-leaf Chastetree,


Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Vitex

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 6 to 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Description: 

Small tree or shrub. Purple flowers in panicles. Foliage compound, opposite.

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History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 638 in 1753.

Native to Africa, Afghanistan, China, Japan, Taiwan, Tropical Asia.

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