Name: Black Sage (Salvia mellifera)

Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Flowering Season: May thru July
Notes: A native shrub with dainty purple flowers, it has squarish stems and dark green leaves with a strong sage smell. The dried plant parts are used as seasoning. Can reach 6 feet.

Photographs by Gabi McLean
Black Sage (Salvia mellifera)