Salvia farinacea Benth.
Mealy blue sage, Mealy sage, Mealycup sage
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)USDA Symbol: SAFA2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: N side of Canyon Lake by roadside of Hwy 306 at Longhorn Drive.
Habitat: Plentiful, in colonies by roadside.
Description: Low clump with one, or a few, flowering stalks rising 30-90 cm. Lower leaves have longer petioles than upper ones. Whorls of violet-blue flowers (12-25 mm long) are spaced along the spike-like inflorescence. Calyces are smoky violet.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: May 14, 1993
Specimen number: 131
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0370
Accession Date: May 25, 1993
Accession Number: 29 Annotations: SCFXC