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Salvia apiana var. apiana

Salvia apiana Jeps. var. apiana

White Sage, California White Sage, Bee Sage

Lamiaceae (Mint family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White and lavender.


Native Habitat: Dry slopes, coastal sage scrub, chaparral, yellow pine forests.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Salvia apiana var. apiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salvia apiana var. apiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salvia apiana var. apiana


Record Modified: 2021-05-21
Research By: CBR

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