opposite, basal (rosulate)
blue, purple, white
February - July
0.3 - 0.6
Skullcaps get their name from (and are recognized by) their crested calyx.
Steffen (1997) reports that seeds of the members of the genus Scutellaria require moist/cold stratification or no treatment.
Restricted to Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana (USDA 1998).
Upland prairies, open woodlands, sandy or rocky soils.