|Desert Lavender is a member of the
plant appears as a shrub and grows to 15 feet in height with grey green,
oval, hairy leaves with serrated edges that grow to 2.5 inch in length. The plant
typically grows in desert washes and dry, rocky slopes at elevations below
The minty leaves of Desert
Lavender are used to flavor
tea, though to me they smell like a Vicks vapor inhaler.
Desert Lavender blooms year round and produces small
purple flowers with 5 petals that grow from the joints where the
leaves join the step of the plant.