Salvia splendens Sellow ex Roem. & Schult.  
Family: Lamiaceae
scarlet sage
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Kurt Stüber  
Etymology: Salvia: comes from the Latin salveo, "I am well," and an herb, Salvia, used for healing
Plants: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Leaves: opposite
Flowers: 5-parted
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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