Skullcap

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Scutellaria lateriflora
Common Name: Skullcap
Family: Lamiaceae
Locale: Ithaca, New York
Specific Region: Northeast
Description: A view from the underside of Scutellaria lateriflora. Note the characteristic top part of the green seed capsules with a portion protruding up (called a protuberance). This is what gives Skullcap its name. Also note the strong venation of the leaves and small typical Lamiaceae flowers. Photo ©2017 7Song. All rights reserved.
Date: August 24, 2004