Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3338

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA-NC-SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Blue to blue-violet
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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria saxatilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-05-004:
Scutellaria saxatilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rock Skullcap