Salazaria mexicana Torr.
Bladder Sage, Mexican bladdersage
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: same
The bladder-like calyx may be blown by the wind, thus dispersing seeds to new areas.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NV , TX , UT
Native Distribution: S. California to s. Utah, w. Arizona, sw. Texas, and n. Mexico.
Native Habitat: In deserts, commonly in washes.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salazaria mexicana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salazaria mexicana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salazaria mexicana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff