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Taxon  Report  
Salvia dorrii  (Kellogg) Abrams  var. incana  (Benth.) Strachan
Desert sage,   Fleshy sage,   Great basin sage
Salvia dorrii var. incana is a shrub that is native to California, and also found in Idaho; Oregon and Washington.
also called Salvia dorrii var. carnosa
California Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(22 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Parent: Salvia dorrii
Genus: Salvia
Family: Lamiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEFSalvia dorrii ssp. carnosa
JEF + CNPSSalvia dorrii var. carnosa
More information about  Salvia dorrii var. incana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

CNPS Inventory


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/02/2022).