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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Salvia micrantha Vahl
Blodgett's sage, Yucatan sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Presumed Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Presumed Extirpated

Map of Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on the island of Key West. Subsequent collections were made from Loggerhead Key in what is now Dry Tortugas National Park nearly throughout the Florida Keys north to Elliott Key. John Kunkel Small and Charles A. Mosier made the last collections in the Florida Keys in 1915. For more information on S. micrantha in South Florida, see IRC's species account.

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Salvia micrantha has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated




Salvia micrantha has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock