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Wildflowers - Marsh Skullcap

Marsh Skullcap - Scutellaria galericulata
Marsh Skullcap - Scutellaria galericulata
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
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.

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