Salvia sclarea, the clary or clary sage, is a biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia. It is native to the northern Mediterranean Basin, along with some areas in north Africa and Central Asia. The plant has a lengthy history as an herb, and is currently grown for its essential oil.
See Latin sclarea.
clary sage (uncountable)
- Salvia sclarea, a biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial.