Wand Sage (Salvia vaseyi) - TheBackCountry

Salvia vaseyi, the scallopleaf sage, bristle sage or wand sage, is a perennial native to the western Colorado Desert. Flowers grow in compact clusters on 1 to 2 ft (0.30 to 0.61 m) spikes. The .5 inches (1.3 cm) flowers are white, with whitish bracts, calyx, and leaves, blooming from April to June. The specific epithet was named after botanist George Vasey or for his son, George Richard Vasey, who collected the type specimen.

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