Taxon  Report   7303    
Salvia dorrii  (Kellogg) Abrams
Desert sage,  Dorr's sage, Purple sage
Salvia dorrii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Salvia dorrii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Salvia dorrii
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Salvia dorrii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salvia dorrii
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Salvia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Salvia dorrii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).