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Scutellaria serrata

Snowy skullcap

Scientific Name:

Scutellaria serrata

Genus:

Scutellaria

Species Epithet:

serrata

Common Name:

Snowy skullcap

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Blue, Purple

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Rich forests

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite, Whorled

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled, S3: Vulnerable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W1: Watch List: Rare but Relatively Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/scutellaria-serrata/



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