Downy Skullcap (Scutellaria incana)
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Other common names: Hoary Skullcap
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: May to July
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Notes: Tiny whitish hairs on flower and stem.
More photos of this flower
- Hyssop Skullcap
Leaf of downy skullcap is toothed to shallowly lobed, while that of hyssop is completely even.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.