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)