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Salvia lemmonii A. Gray
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
Synonym(s): Salvia microphylla var. wislizeni
USDA Symbol: SALE5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
An aromatic, leafy, branched plant, somewhat woody near base, with upward-angled, bilaterally symmetrical, deep pink to crimson flowers in raceme-like clusters at stem ends.
This handsome plant has the long, tubular, reddish flowers typical of many plants visited by hummingbirds.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM
Native Distribution: Southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
Native Habitat: In dry woods on rocky slopes and in canyons.
Web ReferenceWebref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salvia lemmonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salvia lemmonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salvia lemmonii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-04-07
Research By: TWC Staff