Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Scutellaria galericulata L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kurt Stüber

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Lamiaceae
Scutellaria galericulata L.
common skullcap, marsh skullcap
Scutellaria: from Latin scutella, "a small dish, tray or platter," and referring to the sepals which appear this way during the fruiting period
galericulata: a small cap
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 6"-32" tall, aromatic forb; stems square, weak
Flower: blue with white marks, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" long;flower drawing mostly solitary flowers from the axils of the leaves; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, usually 2 to 4 times as long as wide, barely stalked
Habitat: wet; shores, meadows, marshes
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Scutellaria epilobiifolia A.Ham.
Scutellaria galericulata L. subsp. pubescens (Benth.) A.Löve & D.Löve
Scutellaria galericulata L. var. epilobiifolia (A.Ham.) Jordal
Scutellaria galericulata L. var. pubescens Benth.

         
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