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Salvia nemorosa
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Scientific name - Salvia nemorosa L.

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Popular names - salvie, woodland sage.

Distribution and Habitat - a species native to southeastern Europe, with an area richer in Carpatico-Danubian region, increases the arid grasslands of the plains up to 1000 m altitude.

Description - perennial, herbaceous. Stems erect, edges, pubescent and branched, 30-60 cm tall. Leaves simple, lanceolate or oblong, the heart, leading attenuated crenata edge regularly, more or less pubescent, short-petiolate or sessile. Flowers gathered in the apical whorls, whorls composed of 2-6 flowers. Calyx 6-7 mm. Bracts ovate or lanceolate acuminate, base rounded, pubescent, purplish. Corolla 8-12 mm with upper lobe violet blue, rarely pink or white. Blooms in May-September.

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