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Scutellaria lateriflora

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, rich, loam, clay

Height: 12"-30"

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: violet, purple, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: bog plant, clumping, deer resistant, medicinal, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Scutellaria lateriflora (blue skullcap)
  • Scutellaria lateriflora (blue skullcap)
  • Scutellaria lateriflora (blue skullcap)
  • Scutellaria lateriflora (blue skullcap)
  • Scutellaria lateriflora (blue skullcap)

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Description

Scutellaria lateriflora

Also known as:

blue skullcap

,

mad-dog skullcap

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae Mint family
Genus Scutellaria skullcap
Species Scutellaria lateriflora blue skullcap