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Scutellaria incana

Common Name(s):
Downy skullcap, Skull cap
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

Square stems covered with fine white hairs; small purplish-blue flowers in loose racemes. Seen in open woods, slopes and along streams. Prefers moderate moisture in well-drained soil. Tolerates sandy or clay soil.

Season:
Summer into fall
Height:
2-4 ft.
Foliage:
Hoary with minute whitish hairs; ovate leaves
Flower:
Inflorescence branches into several racemes of purplish blue flowers
Zones:
5-8
Site:
Dry woods, clearings
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
purple, blue, wildflower, summer

NCCES plant id: 2721

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