San Diego povertyweed Asteraceae Iva hayesiana
Leaf:Opposite on older growth and alternate to subopposite on newer growth, evergreen to tardily deciduous, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, entire or somewhat rolled-under leaf edges, aromatic, pale green and gland-dotted above and below.
Flower:Green aster-like disk, inconspicuous, 1/2 inch across, slightly drooping from leaf axils, appearing during the summer.
Fruit:Small achenes (1/4 inch), maturing late summer to fall.
Twig:Slender, green changing to brown.
Bark:Smooth and gray-brown.
Form:A low shrub, to 4 feet.