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Scutellaria serrata

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
skoot-ul-AIR-ee-uh sair-AY-tuh
Description

Showy Skullcap can be found growing in dry, rich open woods, thickets or clearings.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wildflowers#NC native
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wildflowers#NC native
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Scutellaria
    Species:
    serrata
    Family:
    Lamiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern U.S.A. to Illinois
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    1" violet-blue flowers on terminal raceme
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Whorled, oval, stalked 2-4" leaves, coarsely toothed and pointed.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Smooth stem.