Texas sage

noun

Definition of Texas sage

  1. 1 :  any of several salvias native to Texas: such as a :  a perennial herb (Salvia texana synonym Salviastrum texanum) of Texas and adjacent northern Mexico having tufted hairy stems and blue flowers in close panicles b :  scarlet sage b c :  autumn sage

  2. 2 :  barometer bush Texas sage grows into a compact, rounded shrub, and regular pruning gives it a tortured appearance and interferes with flowering. — Mary Wilhite, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 11 Sept. 2010

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First Known Use of texas sage

1892


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