Scutellaria intrigifolia: Hyssop Skullcap, Helmet Flower
Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Lakeshore Trail; Bear Creek Lake: Channel Cat Trail
Bloom Period: May–June
Habitat: Clearings, edge of woods, roadside
- Most common Skullcap.
- Square stems like all mints.
- Perennial growing 1 to 2 feet tall.
- Scutellaria is from Latin for “a dish, “ referring to the fruiting calyx.