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Salvia funerea M.E. Jones
Death Valley Sage, Woolly sage
USDA Symbol: SAFU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A compact, densely branched, ghostly white-woolly shrub with deep bluish-violet to violet, bilaterally symmetrical flowers.
This plantís conspicuous white wool probably serves to reflect heat and reduce the effect of the strong drying winds that sweep through the hot canyons much of the year. It is protected by law and should not be picked.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
, NV Native Distribution:
Mountains around Death Valley, California, and adjacent regions of Nevada. Native Habitat:
Hot rocky washes and canyon walls.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff