My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“We are used to working with sick patients in the hospital setting, so it was nice to see the other end of the spectrum and be able to raise awareness among the students.”
Sandra Guglielmi, Nursing major

Salvia columbariae
Lamiaceae

Height: Up to 20"

Leaves: 4" long and green. They are oblong and found at the base of the stem.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom March to July. The flowers are light to dark blue and 1/2" long. They are densely clustered on 1 to 3 heads on the stem and have a pungent odor.

Form/Habitat: Below 4,000'. Found in washes and disturbed areas of pinyon-juniper communities.


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