OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Scutellaria ovata var. ovata   FAMILY Lamiaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria ovata ssp. ovata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Scutellaria ovata ssp. venosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Systematic studies in Scutellaria sect. Mixtae (Labiatae) (Pittman, 1988)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. ovata var. ovata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-010:
Scutellaria ovata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria ovata var. calcarea

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria ovata var. ovata

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scutellaria ovata

 

COMMON NAME:
Heartleaf Skullcap


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Scutellaria ovata var. ovata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria ovata ssp. ovata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Scutellaria ovata ssp. venosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Systematic studies in Scutellaria sect. Mixtae (Labiatae) (Pittman, 1988)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. ovata var. ovata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-010:
Scutellaria ovata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria ovata var. calcarea

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria ovata var. ovata

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scutellaria ovata

 

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2229

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mesic to submesic forests and woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/ Violet (lower lip whitish)
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

Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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