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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salvia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salvia mohavensis Greene
Habit: Shrub generally < 1 m; hairs minute, simple. Leaf: 1.5--2 cm; blade lance-oblong to ovate, puckered, base tapered to +- truncate; teeth small, rounded; some hairs glandular. Inflorescence: +- scapose; flower clusters generally 1 per flower stem; bracts generally 1--1.5 cm, >> calyx, papery, ovate to +- round, generally showy, white to dark blue. Flower: calyx 7--12 mm, minutely glandular-hairy, green, occasionally tinged blue, upper lip entire to minutely 3-lobed; corolla tube 18--20 mm, sky-blue to dark blue, upper lip entire, 4--6 mm, +- < lower; stamens, style exserted. Fruit: 2--3 mm, tan to brown. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Locally common, dry, rocky slopes, blackbrush scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 300--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMoj (exc n&w), DSon (Whipple Mtns); Distribution Outside California: Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Deborah Engle Averett
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salvia mellifera
Next taxon: Salvia munzii
Citation for this treatment: Deborah Engle Averett 2016. Salvia mohavensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43077, accessed on September 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 29, 2016.