Black Sage

Scientific Name:

Salvia mellifera

Family:

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Blooms:

April - July

Color:

Blue-Purple

Shrub

Native

Blooming in hot chaparral areas, black sage is a tall shrub that attracts a multitude of insects in the summer. Found near the yerba santas on the chaparral portion of the Globe Lily Trail at Mitchell Canyon.

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