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Salvia occidentalis Sw.
West Indian sage

Salvia occidentalis
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Salvia occidentalis has been found in the following 24 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Black Point Park and Marina Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Native
Lake Okeechobee Marshes Present Native
Lake Okeechobee Ridge Present Native
Medlock Pineland Present Native
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Silver Palm Hammock Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native

Salvia occidentalis has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Salvia occidentalis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Salvia occidentalis
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer