- Common Name(s):
- Helmet flower, Hyssop skullcap, Large skullcap
- Native Plants, Wildflowers
Flowering plant in the mint family. Narrow, pointed leaves, with raceme of blue-purple flowers in late spring into summer.
- Early to mid summer
- 1-2 ft.
- 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
- 1 in. purplish blue two-lipped flowers; often whitish below
- 6a to 9b
- Pine woods, low meadows, roadsides, savannahs
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2722