Salvia roemeriana

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flowers--what do you think pollinates these? flowers showing two-lipped corolla (pretty much everything in the Lamiaceae has a strongly two-lipped corolla)

Salvia roemeriana basalrosette.jpg (79100 bytes)

basal rosette of leaves--notice the red stalks habit--Salvia roemeriana is a Spring-blooming herbaceous perennial.  It is typically found in dry sites underneath Juniperus ashei; hence its common name "cedar sage"