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Sonoran Desert Plants
Salvia mohavensis (Mojave Sage)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: mountains,rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: opposite,lanceolate to ovate,glandular,thickish,wrinkled,crenulate
Flower Color: violet to indigo to blue
Flowering Period: spring and fall
Spines: spineless
Family: Lamiaceae (mint family)
Abundance: locally common
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)

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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