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Salvia azurea var. azurea

Salvia azurea Michx. ex Lam. var. azurea

Azure Blue Sage, Blue Sage

Lamiaceae (Mint family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Usually deep blue, rarely white.


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX
Native Habitat: Embankments, roadsides, low sandy grasslands, mixed woodlands and forests.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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