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Wildflowers

Rio Grande Beebrush

Scientific Name: Aloysia macrostachya

Common Names: Rio Grande Beebrush

Description

A member of the verbena family leaves have a scent similar to thyme or oregano when crushed. Grows in the Rio Grande Plains on rocky hillsides and dry arroyos.

Bloom Color(s): purple

Plant Width: to 10 ft.

Plant Height: to 12 ft.

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: March to September

Plant Family: Verbenaceae

Growth Habit: Shrub

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