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Lyreleaf Sage


Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Salvia lyrata

Common Names: Lyreleaf Sage


The leaves have irregular margins and are typically pinnately lobed or cut, looking somewhat like a lyre. The center vein is sometimes dark wine-purple. A hairy stem up to 2 feet (0.61 m) long grows from the rosette, with uneven whorls of two-lipped lavender to blue flowers. Flowering is heaviest between April and June, though sparse flowering can happen throughout the year.

Bloom Color(s): white, blue, violet

Bloom Height: 1 in.

Plant Height: to 2 ft.

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: March to June

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Terramount, Branch Crossing and Research , Alden Bridge, Branch Xing, Crownridge

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