Vitex agnus-castus L.
Verbenaceae
Vitex agnus-castus(42975 bytes)
An attractive, aromatic, small to medium-sized shrub, 1 to 3 m in height. The compound leaves are composed of five to seven, ovate-lanceolate leaflets. They are dark-green above, grey hairy beneath. The violet, fragrant flowers are produced in slender racemes in September/October until frost.

Home: Mediterranean region, Central Asia

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Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Vitex agnus-castus by Plants for a future database

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