Purple Sage:  Lamiaceae (Mint)  Salvia  dorrii  - Sub-species: dorrii
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plant and leaf insert

Photo Details
1. flower, 2 plant  with leaf insert - April 2005 - Desert, Washington County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

Mat to shrub- forming plant 8 to 24 inches tall with opposite gray-green leaves that are entire and linear to spoon-shaped and taper to a petiole at the base. Leaves look wavy.  Plant has clusters of tiny  lavender flowers. The corolla's lower lip  is 3-lobed, upper lip 2-lobed, upper lobes smaller than lower lip. The stamen and styles protube past the corolla.

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