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Lyre-leaf sage

Salvia lyrata

Description:

A member of the mint family (Lamiaceae). Like most members of the family, lyre-leaf sage has square stems. The few leaves that grow from the stem have an opposite arrangement; the basal leaves are in a rosette. These basal leaves (and sometimes the stem leaves near the base of the plant--see picture 3) have a distinctive lobed shape that gives the plant its common name.

Habitat:

Open areas: fields, edges of woods, etc.


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Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.41, Long: -77.68

Spotted on May 6, 2013
Submitted on May 7, 2013

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