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Wild sage

Scientific Name
Salvia verbenaca
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Lamiales: Lamiaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Pod and seed(s)

Description

Pod appendages: Ridges and grooves

Pod Colour: Yellow

Pod Length: 5 - 7mm

Pod shape: Florate

Seed Colour: Variable - brown/yellow, Reddish brown

Seed Length: 1 - 2mm

Seed Sculpture: Roughened

Seed Shape: Balloon shaped

Perennial herb, to 70 cm high, moderately to densely hairy with hairs short and long, simple, becoming gland-tipped towards apex; branches erect.

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
02/08/2012 04:00 AEST
Last Updated
18/01/2013 16:06 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Wild sage (Salvia verbenaca) Updated on 1/18/2013 4:06:25 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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