Wild Clary


 

·         Family: Lamiaceae

·         Botanical Name: Salvia verbenaca L

·         English Name: Wild Clary

·         Local Name: Salvia verbenaca called Wild Clary or Wild Sage

·         Description: It is a perennial plant that has basal leaves, hairy stems and branches. It also has purplish flowers which appear during the summer time. It prefers neutral soils and intolerant for winter and cold conditions.

·         Parts Used: Leaves

·         Components: This type of sage can be used as a flavor for foods (ex: salads) and making teas.

·         Harvest Time: The months between Marchs to May when the plant flowered.

·         Geographic spread: It is native to the Mediterranean region