Irish wildflowers





Lesser Skullcap
Scutellaria minor
Cochall beag
Family: Lamiaceae

Flowering time: July - October. Perennial. Native.

Auxillary pairs of flowers, pink with purple-spotted lower lip. Stalkless leaves, entire or slightly toothed at base, pointed. Erect bushy plant, hairless. 10-15cm.

Damp heaths, marshes, woodland paths. Locally frequent in SW and W,
also found in SE Ireland.

Related: Skullcap, S. galericulata. Blue flowers.
     
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