chia sage

Salvia columbariae

Salvia columbariae, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America. It’s bloom period is March-June. This plant has known uses according to Wikipedia.

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additional informational links: Wikipedia , Calflora 

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