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Black Sage / pellytaay


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.

Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County


Collector: Kyle Barrett

Date Collected: March 7, 2019

Mounted: April 4 & 11, 2019

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