Salvia reflexa Hornem.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Salvia reflexa Hornem.

  • Description

    Species Description - Branching annual 3–6 dm, the stem with minute recurved hairs; principal petioles 8–20 mm; lvs lance-linear to lanceolate, 3–5 cm × 4–12 mm, entire or with a few low teeth, gradually narrowed to the base; racemes erect, 5–10 cm, the internodes 8–15 mm; bracteal lvs lance- linear, 1–3 mm; fls 2(4) per node; cal at anthesis 6–7 mm, minutely hairy on the nerves only, the upper lip entire, 5-nerved, half as long as the tube; cor blue, 8–12 mm, the tube no longer than the cal; 2n=20. Dry sandy or gravelly soil of hillsides and prairies; O. to Io. and Mo., w. to N.C., Utah, and Mex., and sometimes adventive eastward. (S. lanceifolia, misapplied; S. lanceolata)