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Scutellaria integrifolia

Helmet skullcap
Rough skullcap
Helmet flower

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 05/07/05
Volusia Co. FL 05/07/05
Volusia Co. FL 05/07/05
Volusia Co. FL 05/07/05
Volusia Co. FL 05/07/05

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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.


Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016


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