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)