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Scutellaria potosina var. tessellata (Mexican skullcap)
Anderson, Wynn

Scutellaria potosina var. tessellata

Scutellaria potosina Brandegee var. tessellata (Epling) B.L. Turner

Mexican Skullcap

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Scutellaria potosina ssp. parviflora, Scutellaria tessellata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This taxon appears as Scutellaria potosina ssp. potosina var. tessellata on the USDA PLANTS Database website.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Rocky or sandy areas, washes, streambanks, hillsides, canyon bottoms.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Naval Air Station Kingsville - Kingsville, TX

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3155 - A taxonomic overview of Scutellaria, Section Resinosa (Lamiaceae) (1994) B. L. Turner

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Scutellaria potosina var. tessellata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Scutellaria potosina var. tessellata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Scutellaria potosina var. tessellata


Record Modified: 2023-07-24
Research By: CBR

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