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Search Term(s): Scutellaria lateriflora   (1 record found)

LAMIACEAE
Mint Family
Scutellaria lateriflora  (lateral flowered skullcap)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Scutellaria: saucer, or shield-shaped; lateriflora: side, lateral flowers
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
July-August
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Fresh water marshes, wet meadows, seepage wetlands
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
Common
Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
6
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
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Medicinal Properties
Part used: Fresh flowering herb. Internally used in tea, tincture, or capsule form for stress-induced spasms, tics, tremors, back and neck spasms, Parkinson's, mild Tourette's, TMJ, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, fibromyalgia, tension headaches, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and insomnia due to muscle tension.
ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Early Successional Herbaceous Upland Habitats (Piedmont Native Grassland)
Early Successional Shrub/Brush Upland Habitats (Coastal Plain Old Field)
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