Taxon  Report   7433    
Scutellaria galericulata  L.
Marsh skullcap
Scutellaria galericulata
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Scutellaria galericulata
© 2006 Steve Matson
Scutellaria galericulata
© 2006 Matt Below
Scutellaria galericulata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Scutellaria galericulata
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Scutellaria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scutellaria epilobiifolia
PLANTS: Scutellaria galericulata ssp. pubescens
PLANTS: Scutellaria galericulata var. epilobiifolia
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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:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).