Salvia coccinea
Tropical sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Form: Upright herbaceous perennial reaching 2 to 4 feet

Leaves: Simple, opposite, ovate with crenate-serrate

Stem/Bark: Strigose stems

Flower: Bilabiate, red flowers produced on determinate spikes

Fruit: Nonshowy, schizocarp

Comments: One of 8 Salvia species native to Florida distinguished by its cauline leaves and red corolla