Taxon  Report   7316    
Salvia spathacea  Greene
Hummingbird sage
Salvia spathacea
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
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Salvia spathacea
© 2015 Garth Wadsworth
Salvia spathacea
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Salvia spathacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Salvia spathacea
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Salvia
Communities: Chaparral, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Strand

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Audibertia grandiflora
More information about  Salvia spathacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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).