Mad-dog Skullcap Definition

A North American perennial plant (Scutellaria lateriflora) in the mint family, having one-sided clusters of two-lipped blue or white flowers.
American Heritage
  • Scutellaria lateriflora
  • mad-dog weed
  • blue pimpernel
  • blue skullcap

Origin of Mad-dog Skullcap

  • So called from its use as an antispasmodic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to mad-dog skullcap using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With


mad-dog skullcap

Word Length