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Salvia coccinea P.J. Buchoz ex Etlinger
Tropical sage, Blood sage

Salvia coccinea
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Salvia coccinea has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Red Reef Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native

Salvia coccinea has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Doubtfully Native
Palm Beach County Native

Salvia coccinea has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland

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Salvia coccinea
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Salvia coccinea
Copyright by: Susan Trammell
Salvia coccinea
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Salvia coccinea
Copyright by: Shirley Denton