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Salvia lyrata

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials, Ground Covers

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist, wet

Soil Description: neutral, average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: April, May, June, July

Bloom Color: violet, purple, blue

Leaf Color: green, purple

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, attracts hummingbirds, colonizing, cottage garden plant, deer resistant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant

Salvia lyrata (lyreleaf sage)
  • Salvia lyrata (lyreleaf sage)
  • Salvia lyrata (lyreleaf sage)
  • Salvia lyrata (lyreleaf sage)
  • Salvia lyrata (lyreleaf sage)

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Description

Salvia lyrata

Also known as:

lyreleaf sage

,

Lyre-leaf sage

,

lyre-leaved sage

,

cancer weed

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae Mint family
Genus Salvia sage
Species Salvia lyrata lyreleaf sage