Scutellaria drummondii

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Scutellaria drummondii leaves.jpg (59005 bytes)

Scutellaria drummondii flowers.jpg (23693 bytes)
habit showing leaves--these leaves have entire margins.  Are they opposite or alternate? flowers--the flowers are paired in the axils of the leaves
Scutellaria drummondii unopenedflowers.jpg (22408 bytes) Scutellaria drummondii flowers2.jpg (22446 bytes)
unopened flowers--do you see how the sepals are zygomorphic? flowers closeup--these flowers exhibit the typical mint structure, except for the sepals.  The sepals have an upper appendage which resembles the skullcaps that monks wear--this is how to definitely identify the genus Scutellaria.
this individual has darker blue flowers!