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Salvia lyrata

Common Name(s):
Lyre-leaved sage
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Wildlife:  Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators.

Season:
Spring, early summer
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Small bract-like leaves; basal leaves are 3 to 8 in. long and stalked; may have wavy toothed margins or pinnate lobes; simple or sparingly branched stems; hairy
Flower:
1 in. bright blue flowers in whorls along the upper part of the plant
Site:
Average soil; sun to partial shade
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
sun, summer, partial shade, blue, wildflower, perennial, hummingbirds, wildlife, pollinators, spring, butterflies

NCCES plant id: 2716

Salvia lyrata Salvia lyrata
Ron Jones, CC BY-NC-2.0
Salvia Lyrata Salvia Lyrata
John Flannery, CC BY - 2.0