OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Scutellaria integrifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria integrifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-005:
Scutellaria integrifolia var. integrifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Scutellaria integrifolia var. hispida

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria integrifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scin2_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_scin2_005_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm140601_329

May    Greenville County    SC

Furman University

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm140601_334

May    Greenville County    SC

Furman University

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JK Marlow    jkm140601_337

May    Greenville County    SC

Furman University

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm170520_880

May    Sumter County    SC

Lynchburg Savanna Heritage Preserve

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm170520_883

May    Sumter County    SC

Lynchburg Savanna Heritage Preserve

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

Gill Newberry    gn06_scutellaria_int

June        

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John B. Nelson    jbn_311499994_bf80c14ac3

June    Fairfield County    SC

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060603_058

June    Pickens County    SC

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060603_058b

June    Pickens County    SC

Middle & upper leaves are lanceolate & taper to a sessile base, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060603_061

June    Pickens County    SC

The fieldmark of Skullcaps is a small protuberance on calyx upper lip, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060604_008

June    Pickens County    SC

Corolla 2-lipped, upper lip hood-like, lower with a pair of white marks, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060604_015

June    Pickens County    SC

Lower leaves triangular-ovate, margins crenate, petioles slender, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060604_023

June    Pickens County    SC

Unlike other Skullcaps in southern mtns, mid & upper lvs have entire margins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_integrifolia_1

June        

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060730_024

July    Pickens County    SC

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060730_027

July    Pickens County    SC

Enlarged calyx halves (the lower a persistent "dish") enclose nutlets, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Scutellaria integrifolia, Hyssop Skullcap, Narrowleaf Skullcap

JK Marlow    jkm060730_035

July    Pickens County    SC

Lower leaves may be ovate, toothed, & petiolate, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Scutellaria integrifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria integrifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-005:
Scutellaria integrifolia var. integrifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Scutellaria integrifolia var. hispida

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria integrifolia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1344

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, pine flatwoods, seeps in forests, bottomlands, other moist sites, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/ Violet (lower lip with a pair of white marks)
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lobed calyx with a distinct protuberance on the upper surface
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower plate-like
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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