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Salvia lanigera Salvia lanigera is a beautiful desert perennial. S Israel, Sde Boker Geotagged,Israel,Salvia lanigera,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Salvia lanigera

Salvia lanigera is a beautiful desert perennial. S Israel, Sde Boker

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''Salvia lanigera'' is a small herbaceous perennial that is native from northern Egypt and Arabia, to the south of Turkey and Iran. It grows in low altitude deserts, in sandy loam and chalky sandstone soils. The specific epithet "''lanigera''" means "wool-bearing" or "fleecy", referring to the hairs that cover all parts of the plant. It was first described in 1817 by Jean Louis Marie Poiret, a French clergyman sent by Louis XVI to Algeria to study the native plants. Following the French Revolution,.. more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ori Fragman Sapir
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By Ori Fragman Sapir

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Uploaded Feb 13, 2019. Captured Mar 2, 2007 18:08 in 40, Israel.
  • NIKON D200
  • f/14.0
  • 10/2000s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm