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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

Black Sage - Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County


  • Family: Lamiaceae

  • Genus/Species: Salvia mellifera

  • 'Iipay Aa Name: pellytaay

  • Common English Name: Black Sage

  • Traditional Uses: leaves and stems used to bathe in when achy from rheumatism/arthritis/flu; tea for colds; seeds can be ground into flour; food seasoning

  • Collector: Julian Panelo

  • Date Collected: March 27, 2017

  • Mounted: April 28th and May 1st, 2017

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