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Blue Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora)

Blue Skullcap (Scutellaria Lateriflora) http://www.sagebud.com/blue-skullcap-scutellaria-lateriflora
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Scutellaria Lateriflora, or more commonly know as Blue Skullcap, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Scutellaria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Scutellaria Lateriflora or Blue Skullcap's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Scutellaria
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW+) 2(FACW+) 3(OBL) 4(FACW) 5(OBL) 6(FACW+) 7(OBL) 9(FACW+) 0(FACW*)




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