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Lyre-leaved sage
Salvia lyrata

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Availability: Available at Indian Trails Native Nursery in Lake Worth (561-641-9488).

Growth Rate: Fast.

Range: Eastern and central United States south to Martin and Collier counties.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Nutritional Requirements:

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.

Light Requirements: Full sun to light shade.

Flower Characteristics: Showy.

Flowering Season: Winter-spring.

Fruit: Inconspicuous nutlet.

Wildlife and Ecology: Nectar plant for butterflies and hummingbirds.

Comments: We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

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