Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3129

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina
Documented growing wild in - - SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue/ Violet (lower lip with dark spots)
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:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Scutellaria parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria parvula var. parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-05-001:
Scutellaria parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Dwarf Skullcap