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Salvia jurisicii is a hardy herbaceous perennial native to the high mountains in the southern regions of the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and Albania.

Salvia jurisicii
Salvia jurisicii - Flickr - peganum.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Salvia
S. jurisicii
Binomial name
Salvia jurisicii

Salvia jurisicii is a small compact plant, about 1 ft tall and wide, with pinnate leaves that have linear segments. The olive-green leaves are much branched, with hairs on the back of the ribs and leaves giving the plant a frothy appearance. The small .5 in flowers are covered in hairs and grow in closely space whorls that are turned upside down. The flower color ranges from white to violet.[1]


  1. ^ Clebsch, Betsy; Barner, Carol D. (2003). The New Book of Salvias. Timber Press. p. 161. ISBN 978-0-88192-560-9.