Wild Florida Photo - Scutellaria integrifolia - Helmet skullcap
This perennial herb grows up to 30 inches tall in sandhills, flatwoods and hammocks throughout much of the state except the southern peninsula. The blue to violet 2-lipped flowers can bloom from March to November. The stem is 4-angled and the leaves are opposite, with those below the flowers narrow and entire.
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Scutellaria integrifolia is a member of the Lamiaceae - Mint family.
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (Institute for Systemic Botany) profile for this species
USDA Plant Profile for this species
Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016