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Salvia dorrii

Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams

 

Desert Sage

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusSalviaFrom the Latin salveo, “I am well,” referring to the medicinal properties of some members of this genus
SpeciesdorriiAfter Clarendon Herbert Dorr (1816-1887), poet, inventor, and son of the captain of the first American ship to anchor in a California port, who was Ebenezer Dorr of the “Otter”, though why he should have had a plant named after him is unknown to me

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Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/2/2018 · Cottonwood Spring, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 18 × 14" (46 × 34 cm) ID is uncertain

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

4/30/2018 · Kelbaker Road, Mojave National Preserve, CA
≈ 1½ × 2" (4.3 × 5.8 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

4/30/2018 · Kelbaker Road, Mojave National Preserve, CA
≈ 3 × 2" (7.9 × 5.8 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

4/28/2018 · High Point Overlook, Scenic Drive, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 10 × 6" (24 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

4/30/2018 · Kelbaker Road, Mojave National Preserve, CA
≈ 5 × 7" (13 × 17 cm)

Salvia dorrii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 4½ × 4" (11 × 9.9 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

8/9/2011 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

4/30/2018 · Kelbaker Road, Mojave National Preserve, CA
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 11 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 4 × 6" (11 × 16 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/1/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center, Twentynine Palms, CA
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm) ID is uncertain

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 18 × 12" (46 × 31 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

4/30/2018 · Kelbaker Road, Mojave National Preserve, CA
≈ 3½ × 5" (9.1 × 13 cm)

Salvia dorrii (Desert Sage)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

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