Mediterranean Sage (Salvia aethiopis)


Salvia Aethiopis, or more commonly know as Mediterranean Sage, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Salvia. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Salvia Aethiopis or Mediterranean Sage's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Salvia
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (BW) CO (AW) NV (NW) OR (BDW Q) WA (CAW NWSPQ)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (Mediterranean sage) CO (Mediterranean sage) NV (Mediterranean sage) OR (Mediterranean sage) WA (Mediterranean sage)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE WSWS

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