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Scutellaria integrifolia

Common Name(s):
Helmet flower, Hyssop skullcap, Large skullcap
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

Flowering plant in the mint family. Narrow, pointed leaves, with raceme of blue-purple flowers in late spring into summer.

Season:
Early to mid summer
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Upper leaves are 1 to 2 in. long, narrow, untoothed and stalkless; lower leaves are slender stalked, egg-shaped and toothed; square, pubescent stem; not aromatic
Flower:
1 in. purplish blue two-lipped flowers; often whitish below
Zones:
6a to 9b
Habit:
Upright
Site:
Pine woods, low meadows, roadsides, savannahs
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
purple, blue, wildflower, summer

NCCES plant id: 2722

Scutellaria integrifolia Scutellaria integrifolia leaf and bloom detail
Debbie Roos