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Verbena Sage

Salvia verbenaca


A very variable short to tall perennial. Stems erect glandular-hairy in the upper part. Basal leaves in a rosette, pinnately-lobed, with oblong lobes, wrinkled above, toothed, long-stalked; upper leaves short-stalked or unstalked. Flower pale blue, liliac or violet.


Spotted in the little valley between Pnyx and Aeropagus, north-west of the Acropolis of Athens.


Greek name: Ελελίφασκος ο ιεροβοτανοειδής. Greek common names: Άγριος βασιλικός, Σαρκοθρόφι, Γοργόγιαννη.

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Αθήνα, Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Αττικής, Greece

Spotted on Mar 25, 2016
Submitted on Apr 1, 2016

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