Scutellaria elliptica /Mint Family
Height: 1' to 2'
June 1, 2005
This is a common species of skullcap. There are 14 species of skullcap in Tennessee. Note the square stem, opposite leaves, and lipped flowers which are indicative of the Mint family.
Where seen: Oak Ridge, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Warriors' Path SP, Cumberland Trail