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Annual Clary

Salvia viridis

Description:

Salvia viridis is a quick growing sage species; it can reach a height of 0.60m. Its flowering period could last over a month and it is noted for attracting wildlife.

Habitat:

Observed on the Eastern Mediterranean in Hatay Province in Turkey. There were many of them growing dispersed alongside other wild flowers, herbaceous plants and grasses on this rocky meadow; Approx. Elevation 400 m.

Notes:

At first glance you would think that the blueish purple top is the flower, whereas It has tiny white flowers growing all along the stem.

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Jopy
Jopy 3 years ago
Annual clary
Salvia viridis Salvia viridis - Wikipedia


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6 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Jopy
Jopy 3 years ago

You're welcome :)

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Your welcome, Mustafa Rustom....

Mustafa Rustom
Mustafa Rustom 3 years ago

Thanks for the ID Jopy.

Mustafa Rustom
Mustafa Rustom 3 years ago

Thank you @maplemoth662

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A very pretty, flower photo....

Mustafa Rustom
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Mustafa Rustom

Akdeniz Bölgesi, Turkey

Spotted on Mar 18, 2018
Submitted on Apr 4, 2018

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