Salvia lyrata

Lyre-Leaf Sage

  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Form: Upright, herbaceous perennial reaching 1-2 ft.
  • Leaves: Basal, pubescent, distinctive lobing with wavy margins, often tinged with dark purple
  • Stem/Bark:
  • Flower: Bilabiate, purplish blue flowers occuring on spikes
  • Fruit: Nonshowy, schizocarp
  • Comments: One of 8 Salvia species native to Florida, S. lyrata is easily distinguished by its basal, colorful leaves
  • Additional Resources: Wikipedia Link
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