Sages: White Sage in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center
White Sage (Salvia apiana)
- Perennial evergreen shrub with gray-green leaves and white flowers
- Native to the coasts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
- Very attractive to bees, hence Latin name “apiana” meaning “bee;” also historically used by Native Americans
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.