Wild Florida Photo - Salvia coccinea - Tropical sage
This is the only species of Salvia
occurring in Florida that has red flowers. Found in hammocks and disturbed sites thoughout Florida, where it can bloom all year. It is also found in the southeastern coastal states from Texas to South Carolina, plus Ohio, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the VIrgin Islands.
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Salvia coccinea is a member of the Lamiaceae - Mint family.
Other species of the Salvia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
Salvia lyrata - LYRELEAF SAGE
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (Institute for Systemic Botany) profile for this species
USDA Plant Profile for this species
Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016