Scutellaria integrifolia L. - Helmet Skullcap
Family - Lamiaceae
Flowering - May - August.
Habitat - Sandhills, flatwoods, moist hammocks, low woods, roadsides.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found throughout Alabama. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its pubescent stems, big, blue flowers, and cuneate, entire leaves. The leaves are typically rounded at the apices.
Photographs taken off County Road 43, Macon County, AL., 5-14-05.