verbena Verbenaceae Lippia alba
Leaf:Opposite or occasionally whorled, simple, evergreen, elliptical, serrated margins, to 1 1/2 inch long; upper surface shiny dark green with sunken veins, lower surface pale pubescent.
Flower:Species is monoecious; flowers purple to white, born on 1 inch spikes.
Fruit:A round or pear-shaped purple drupe borne on long spikes, individual fruits 1/8 inch long.
Twig:Pubescent, purple-brown to gray-brown, 4-angled.
Form:A straggling shrub to 5 feet.