Salvia henryi A. Gray
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: SAHE3
A slender plant covered with soft gray hairs and bearing bright red, bilaterally symmetrical flowers in pairs at intervals near top of 4-sided stems.
The gray foliage complements the brilliant flowers, making this plant particularly attractive in its arid, sometimes barren habitat.
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DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Southern Arizona east to western Texas and south to northern Mexico.
Native Habitat: Rocky slopes and canyons, often among piņon and juniper.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salvia henryi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salvia henryi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salvia henryi
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-03-12
Research By: TWC Staff