desert lavender Lamiaceae Hyptis
Leaf: Opposite, simple, evergreen, ovate to deltoid in shape, to 1 1/2 inches in length; woolly-tomentose and gray-green or blue-green above and below; aromatic, with a scent similar to lavender.
Flower: Species is monoecious; light purple, borne singly or on spikes in the leaf axils; individual flowers to 1 inch; very aromatic.
Fruit: Small brown nutlets borne in husks.
Twig: Gray-brown and woolly-tomentose.
Form: A rounded straggling shrub with upright branches to 20 feet tall but more commonly to 10 feet.
Looks like: verbena