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Salvia clevelandii

Salvia clevelandii (A. Gray) Greene

 

Cleveland Sage

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusSalviaFrom the Latin salveo, “I am well,” referring to the medicinal properties of some members of this genus
SpeciesclevelandiiNamed for lawyer and botanical collector (esp. ferns) Daniel Cleveland

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Salvia clevelandii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 2 Oct 2011.

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Salvia clevelandii (Cleveland Sage)

5/24/2009 · Kaylors, Peoria, AZ
≈ 2 × 2½" (6 × 6.7 cm)

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