Scutellaria siphocampyloides Vatke
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
Synonym(s): Scutellaria angustifolia var. canescens, Scutellaria austiniae, Scutellaria siphocamyploides
USDA Symbol: SCSI6
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Native Distribution: Most of California.
Native Habitat: In gravelly or rocky places among pines and brush.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Scutellaria siphocampyloides in USDA Plants
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff