Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Scutellaria serrata var. montana
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Lower lip pale blue w 2 white streaks edged by dark blue lines and splotches, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.
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Flowers 1" or more, with an erect white tube & pale blue hood-like upper lip, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
Look for it in mesic hardwood (or hardwood-shortleaf pine) forests, per Weakley's Flora
Whitish-blue (lower lip with 2 white streaks bordered by dark blue lines and splotches)
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
Schizocarp of mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia p345
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p080
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p229
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p272