Taxon  Report   7311 
Salvia mellifera  E. Greene
Black sage
Salvia mellifera
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Salvia mellifera
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Salvia mellifera
© 2016 John Doyen
Salvia mellifera, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Salvia mellifera
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Salvia
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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