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Scutellaria siphocampyloides Vatke
Synonym(s): Scutellaria angustifolia var. canescens, Scutellaria austiniae, Scutellaria siphocamyploides
USDA Symbol: SCSI6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A low plant with pairs of deep blue-violet, bilaterally symmetrical flowers angling upward atop erect stems.
The species is representative of several skullcaps with dark blue-violet flowers. Narrowleaf Skullcap (S. angustifolia), which grows from eastern Washington south to southeastern Oregon and east to northern and central Idaho, has leaves with definite stalks and a corolla 3/4-1 1/4 (2-3 cm) long. Snapdragon Skullcap (S. antirrhinoides), found from southern Idaho to southern Oregon, northern California, central Nevada, and Utah, has flowers only 1/2-3/4 (1.5-2 cm) long.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Most of California. Native Habitat: In
gravelly or rocky places among pines and brush.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACU || FACU |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff