Taxon  Report   7302 
Salvia columbariae  Benth.
Chia sage
Salvia columbariae
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Salvia columbariae
© 2006 Larry Blakely
Salvia columbariae
© 2006 Larry Blakely
Salvia columbariae, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salvia columbariae
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Salvia
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: disturbed
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Salvia columbariae var. ziegleri
More information about  Salvia columbariae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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