Salvia lemmonii A. Gray
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
Synonym(s): Salvia microphylla var. wislizeni
USDA Symbol: SALE5
An aromatic, leafy, branched plant, somewhat woody near base, with upward-angled, bilaterally symmetrical, deep pink to crimson flowers in raceme-like clusters at stem ends.
This handsome plant has the long, tubular, reddish flowers typical of many plants visited by hummingbirds.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM
Native Distribution: Southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
Native Habitat: In dry woods on rocky slopes and in canyons.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salvia lemmonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salvia lemmonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-03-12
Research By: TWC Staff