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Included here as an example of aggressive non-native species to avoid in southwest Texas. Vitex spreads aggressively by seed, especially around limestone outcrops, dry creekbeds and riparian areas. It has shown a weedy tendency to escape cultivation and invade natural areas.
Cut back to the ground in winter to keep it as a shrub.