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Bruso, George H.
Scutellaria galericulata L.
USDA Symbol: scga
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Grows in patches, with blue bilaterally symmetrical flowers, 1 blooming in each axil of the upper leaves.
In the West, where many species prefer dry sites, this is one that prefers a moist habitat.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SD , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: NB
, PE Native Distribution:
Throughout, extending south in the West to central California, northern Arizona, and northern New Mexico. Native Habitat:
Wet meadows, swamps, and along streams at moderate elevations. USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
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Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff