Irish wildflowers





Skullcap
Scutellaria galericulata
Cochall
Family: Lamiaceae

Flowering time: June-September. Perennial. Native.

Axillary pairs of blue flowers, in one-sided spike. Approx 15mm long.
Short-stalked leaves, shallow-toothed, oblong-lanceolate. Erect
plant, weak square stems. Hairless or slightly downy. Height: 20-45cm

Damp ground, lake shores. Occasional, scattered distribution in Ireland.

Related: Lesser Skullcap, S. minor
     
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