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Salvia urticifolia Linnaeus. Nettle-leaf Sage. Phen: Apr-Jun; May-Jul. Hab: Woodlands and glades, usually over mafic or calcareous rocks. Dist: N. VA (and allegedly MD and s. PA) west to w. KY (and allegedly a single county in IN), south to SC, c. GA, c. AL, and nw. MS. Records from further south (sw. GA, Panhandle FL, s. AL, and ec. MS) represent S. chapmanii.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: See discussion of this and the related S. chapmanii in Keener & Diamond in Weakley et al. (2018a).

Other Comments: Quite showy when in flower.

Synonymy: = K1, S, Keener & Diamond (2018) in Weakley et al (2018a); = n/a – Pa; < Salvia urticifolia L. – C, F, G, K3, K4, RAB, Va, W, WH3

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