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Sonoran Desert Plants
Salvia vaseyi (Scallop-leaf Sage)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: valleys,washes,sandy areas
Life Form: shrub
Leaf Description: opposite,linear or oblanceolate or ovate,scalloped
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: spring
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 29 (8.5 MB pdf)

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






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