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Salvia pinguifolia

Rock Sage

Life form2, 3: shrub, low
Habitat: mountains, rocky slopes, canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf surface3: hairy
Flower color2: lavender to blue to indigo
Flowering period2: June to Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Lamiaceae (mint family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Labiatae (mint family)
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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