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Scutellaria siphocampyloides (Grayleaf skullcap)
Hardie-Scott, Linda

Scutellaria siphocampyloides

Grayleaf skullcap

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

USDA Symbol: SCSI6

USDA Native Status:

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.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Distribution: Most of California.
Native Habitat: In gravelly or rocky places among pines and brush.

From the National Organizations Directory

According 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 resources

USDA: Find Scutellaria siphocampyloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Scutellaria siphocampyloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Scutellaria siphocampyloides

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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