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Salvia dorrii ssp. dorrii (Purple sage)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Salvia dorrii ssp. dorrii

Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams ssp. dorrii

Purple Sage

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)


USDA Symbol: sadod2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CA , ID , NV , OR , UT , WA

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-17
Research By: DEW

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