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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Salviinae
Genus: Salvia
Subgenus: S. subg. Sclarea
Sectio: S. sect. Heterosphace
Species: Salvia henryi

Salvia henryi A.Gray, 1872

Salvia davidsonii Greenm., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 41: 246 (1905).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Southern Central USA
Arizona, New Mexico, Texas
Regional: Mexico
NE. Mexico (Chihuahua).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Gray, A., 1872. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 8:368.

Additional references

Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Salvia henryi in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 May 11. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2022. Salvia henryi. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2022. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2022 May 11. Reference page. 2022. Salvia henryi. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 11 May 2022.
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Salvia henryi. Published online. Accessed: May 11 2022.

Vernacular names
English: Crimson sage

Salvia henryi, the crimson sage, is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the U.S. states of Texas, New Mexico, and Nevada, and northern Mexico. It is frequently found growing on rocky slopes and in canyons, along with piñon and juniper. The gray leaves are covered with soft hairs, with bright red bilaterally symmetrical flowers growing in pairs.[1][2]

"Salvia henryi". Native Plant Database. University of Texas at Austin. 2009-03-12. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
"Salvia henryi". USDA Plants Profile. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 28 June 2010.

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