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Salvia ×bernardina

Salvia ×bernardina Parish ex Greene (pro sp.)

Sage, Bernard's Sage

Lamiaceae (Mint family)


USDA Symbol: SABE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Salvia columbariae and S. mellifera.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


Native Habitat: Dry plains, chaparral, steep ridges with coastal sage scrub.

Web Reference

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 ×bernardina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salvia ×bernardina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salvia ×bernardina


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

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