Salvia pratensis L.
  • Sp. Pl.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Salvia pratensis L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 21 Oct 2020'

General Information

"Fibrous-rooted perennial 3–6 dm; lvs mostly basal, long-petioled, ovate- oblong, 7–12 cm, irregularly serrate or crenate; cauline lvs few, smaller; racemes 1–2 dm, interrupted; fls 4–8 per node, the bracteal lvs broadly ovate, green, mostly under 1 cm; cal villosulous, the upper lip broadly ovate, minutely 3-toothed, two-thirds as long as the tube, and much shorter than the acute or aristate lobes of the lower lip; cor blue (1.5–)2–3 cm (smaller in pistillate fls), the upper lip arched into a half-circle and laterally flattened; 2n=18. Native of s. and c. Europe, occasionally found as a weed in fields and pastures in our range. June–Aug."

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    Distribution Map

    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Southern America Brazil Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro


    • 1 Flora Brasilica,48(1-14):64-65,1943
    • 2 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 3 Sp. Pl.

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    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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