Name:  White Sage (Salvia apiana)

Family:
  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Flowering Season:
 May thru July

Notes:  A native shrub with squarish stems and white-coated leaves, it has a strong sage smell. It was used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, seasoning, incense, and as an insect repellent. Can grow to 6 feet.

 

 

Photographs by Gabi McLean
White Sage (Salvia apiana)