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Salvia  lyrata L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Salvia  lyrata L. 
SynonymsHorminum lyratum (L.) Mill.
 Salvia acaulis Vahl
 Salvia obovata Elliott
Territory North-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
grassland and thickets
Description evergreen rosettes, summer leaves lyrate, winter leaves entire, oblong to obovate, to 20cm long, flowers to 3cm long, in compact spike
Size30-60cm
Colorblue, purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
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