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Bruso, George H.
Scutellaria galericulata L.
Synonym(s): Scutellaria epilobiifolia, Scutellaria galericulata ssp. pubescens, Scutellaria galericulata var. epilobiifolia, Scutellaria galericulata var. pubescens
USDA Symbol: scga
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
, 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.
National Wetland Indicator Status
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.
Record Last Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff