Calflora
Taxon  Report   12011    
Scutellaria mexicana  (Torr.) A.J. Paton
Mexican bladdersage,  Paperbag bush
Scutellaria mexicana
© 2004 Heath McAllister
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Scutellaria mexicana
© 2017 Thomas Egan
Scutellaria mexicana
© 2009 Charles E. Jones
Scutellaria mexicana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Scutellaria mexicana
© 2017 Thomas Egan
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Scutellaria
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Salazaria mexicana
More information about  Scutellaria mexicana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).