Scutellaria ovata
(Heart-Leaf Skullcap)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Heart-Leaf Skullcap, Ovate-Leaf Skullcap, Heart-Leaved Skullcap, Ovate-Leaved Skullcap, Forest Skullcap
    Synonyms: Scutellaria cordifolia
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - August
    Status: Native

Scutellaria ovata, or Heart-Leaf Skullcap, is native to the about the southeastern half of the United States. It is a perennial that grows in mostly dry areas, such as open forests, bluffs, rocky slopes and ledges and floodplain forests. It blooms in mid summer with purple flowers.

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