Photos of Baikal Skullcap, Scutellaria baicalensis, Huang qin, Huang-qin, Baikal skullcap, Chinese skullcap, scute, 黄芩, (Lamiaceae - mint family). Source of the important Chinese drug huang-qin, the root is valued for many propreties, particularly as a sedative. Native to Northeast Asia, it is commonly grown in Western horticulture as a rock garden subject. Click on thumbnail for larger view.
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