Brief Description: Deciduous shrub, 1-3 metres high. Compound palmate leaves with 5-7 leaflets. Lanceolate leaflets with smooth margins and whitish underneath surface. Whitish to blue-violet flowers, 6-10 or more in dense cymes. The fruit is drupe. It bears flowers from June until September. 
Bibliography: Αραμπατζής Θ. 2001. Θάμνοι και δέντρα στην Ελλάδα, ΙI. Οικολογική Κίνηση Δράμας, Δράμα. Boratynski Α., Browicz K. & Zielinski J. 1992. Chorology of trees and shrubs in Greece. Polish Academy of Sciences ? Institute of Dendrology, Kornik, Poland. Εκδοτική Αθηνών 1983. Εκπαιδευτική Ελληνική Εγκυκλοπαίδεια, Τόμος 10, Φυτολογία. Αθήνα. 
Particular Features: The chaste tree?s branches are very flexible and are used in basket-weaving. Its wood is used in fine-woodcarving. The tisane of its leaves has styptic properties. It is also cultivated as ornamental. 
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