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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salvia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salvia apiana Jeps.
Habit: Perennial herb, subshrub, (< 1)1--2(3) m. Leaf: 4--8 cm; blade widely lanceolate, base tapered; teeth minute, rounded; hairs dense, minute, simple, appressed. Inflorescence: clusters few-flowered, in +- spike-like clusters, these in +- raceme-like, interrupted panicles; bracts < to > calyx, lance-linear, recurved. Flower: calyx 8--10 mm, lobes barely or not spine-tipped, upper lip entire; corolla tube 12--22 mm, white and lavender, upper lip < 2 mm, lower lip 4--5 mm, upcurved, blocking throat; stamens, style exserted. Fruit: 2.5--3 mm, shiny, light brown. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Dry slopes, coastal-sage scrub, chaparral, yellow-pine forest; Elevation: generally < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SCoRO, SCo, TR, PR, w edge D; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug Note: If recognized taxonomically, plants with condensed panicles assignable to Salvia apiana var. compacta Munz.
eFlora Treatment Author: Deborah Engle Averett
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salvia aethiopis
Next taxon: Salvia brandegeei
Citation for this treatment: Deborah Engle Averett 2017. Salvia apiana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=43038, accessed on March 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 25, 2017.