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Salvia munzii

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Salvia munzii

Species Name: Salvia munzii
Common Name: San Miguel Mtn or Munz's Sage

Rare sage from coastal sage scrub and chaparral of San Diego County. Small leaf creates a nice contrast with other sages. Threatened by development.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Fast
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: List 2/RED 2-2-1
Distribution: Southern Peninsular Range (San Miguel Mountains, San Diego County) Northern Baja
Natural Habitat: Coastal Sage Scrub, lower Chaparral

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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