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Plant Details

Salvia lyrata

Lyre-leaf Sage

Scientific Name:

Salvia lyrata

Common Name:

Lyre-leaf Sage

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Violet

Size in Feet:

1.5 feet

Light:

Sun, Shade

Soil Moisture:

Sub-Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April, May

Bloom Area:

State-wide

Habitat Description:

hammocks, lawns, roadsides, woodlands; common

Blooming Plants

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Basal Rosette

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Flower Stalk

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Blossom

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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