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Black Sage (Salvia mellifera)

Plant: Perennial shrub 2 to 6 feet tall, openly branched. Strongly scented when the vegetation is crushed.
Flowers: Many, in whorls spaced 2 or 3 inches apart along the main stem, pale blue or whitish about ½ inch long
Leaf: Elliptical with rounded teeth, wrinkled, green, ¾ to 1¼ inches long