A total of 9 photos of sage are included in this gallery. Sage refers to any plant in the genus Salvia. All sages are members of the mint family, Lamiaceae. The genus Salvia contains many useful species. For instance, common sage (Salvia offcinalis) is used as a culinary and medicinal herb, chia (Salvia hispanica) produces edible seeds that are rich in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, and velvet sage (Salvia leucantha) is commonly grown as an ornamental plant.