Wildflowers - Marsh Skullcap
Marsh Skullcap tends to grow in moist areas along stream banks and near springs or boggy places. The name comes from the Greek, "galerum," which was a skullcap worn by Romans.
Did You Know?
Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.