Leucophyllum frutescens (Berland.) I.M. Johnst., Contr. Gray Herb. 70: 89 89 1924. (Syn: Leucophyllum frutescens f. albiflorum Clover; Leucophyllum frutescens f. albineum Lundell; Leucophyllum texanum Benth.; Terania frutescens Berland.);
USA (Texas), Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Zacatecas), Haiti (I), Dominican Republic (I), Colombia (I), Virgin Isl. (I), (St. Croix (I)) as per Catalogue of Life;
Purple Sage, Texas Sage, Texas Ranger, Silverleaf, Cenizo;





Please Identify this shrub from Hiranandani Gardens IID01: Kindly identify this shrub from hiranandani gardens, powai, mumbai
Location- Hiranandani Gardens, powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Altitude: Sea level
Habitat- Garden
Plant Habit- shrub
Height/Length- 6ft approx
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- as seen in photo
Inflorescence Type/ Size- as seen in photo
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-as seen in photo
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- not found

This could be Leucophyllum frutescens…common name Purple Sage.

I think you are right.

What is the size of the flower just 1 cm or 5-6 cm?
The name Leucophyllum mentioned in .. mail may be indicative of whitish tinge on the leaves. What does frutescens indicate(?)



ID Request 1: SJ-9Jul11: I bought this plant from a nursery in Delhi last year but no one present could tell me the name, except that it was from Australia.  This year, it has bloomed profusely. Would greatly appreciate help with the ID of this plant.

its TEXAS SAGE  Leucophyllum frutescens Berl.
likes dry habitat

this is my photographs of Leucophyllum frutescens http://www.flickr.com/photos/plantscape/2593371114/



Leucophyllum frutescens:  Sharing few pics of Leucophyllum frutescens photographed at “Maharashtra nature Park”, Mahim, Maharashtra.
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Date/Time: 08-04-2012 /03:15PM
Plant Habit: Shrub
Habitat: Garden

Very nice.. I can observe the whitish leaves indicating the reason for the botanical name…..

I have seen a similar looking plant in one of the gardens in Mysore.

Plant for identification: Recently bought this plant from a nursery in Pune. Could you please help me in its identification?



121211 BRS 259: ornamental plant photo is attached for id. request.

Location: Padmavathi Ammal School, Coimbatore (near Airport)
Date: 10.12.2011
Habitat: Garden

Habit: Shrub.






for ID:  I found this plant doing so well at the peak of summer just before the delayed monsoon arrived in Delhi. Please help ID this plant with grey-green foliage and purple flowers. How is it propagated?

Leucophyllum frutescens

English name: Texas Sage. Any other synonym for this plant?





Scrophulariaceae week :: Leucophyllum frutescens Pune SMP 8?Ornamental : 4 images. 4 posts by 4 authors. Leucophyllum frutescens. An evergreen shrub native to Texas and southwest USA and Mexico. Often called as Texas sage. Grown as ornamental all over.






Scrophulariaceae Fortnight : 11082013 ARK-04 : Leucophyllum frutescens from Mumbai – January 2013 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors. Attached are pictures of Leucophyllum frutescens captured in a Hiranandani Heritage Gardens and in a nursery in Mumbai in January 2013.





plant growing on a terrace in Mumbai : Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors. Kindly help identify this plant.

Leucophyllum frutescens



ID request 060815SG : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Requesting ID of this spreading bush 2-3’ ht, Photo taken on 2Aug15 at Mohol, Maharashtra

Leucophyllum frutescens


Leucophyllum frutescens : 3 posts by 2 authors. 1 image.






Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: Leucophyllum frutescens from Mumbai: -PKA14:: : Attachments (3). 1 post by 1 author. Leucophyllum frutescens  photographed at “Maharashtra nature Park”, Mahim, Maharashtra.
Family: Scrophulariaceae
: 08-04-2012 /03:15PM
Plant Habit: Shrub
Habitat: Garden


SK 3712 02 April 2023: 5 very high res. images.

Location: Miraya Greens Resort, Bengaluru, India
Date: 25 March 2023
Altitude: 940m.
Habitat : Cultivated

Leucophyllum frutescens species.

Yes. 100 percent. I have this plant in my garden.

I have also written an article in Star of Mysore. Common name Texas sage. Check this link :

Yes, appears so as per images at






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