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Sonoran Desert Plants
Salvia pinguifolia (Rock Sage)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Salvia pinguifolia

 Salvia pinguifolia

Habitat: mountains, rocky slopes, canyons
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: opposite,,simple
Flower Color: lavender to blue to indigo
Flowering Period: June to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Lamiaceae (mint family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 15. Eudicots: Fagaceae to Lythraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-59: 1-53. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 27 (8.5 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Salvia pinguifolia (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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