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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria saxatilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-004:
Scutellaria saxatilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The American species of Scutellaria (Epling, 1942)
Scutellaria saxatilis

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Rock Skullcap


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image of Scutellaria saxatilis, Rock Skullcap

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scsa5_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria saxatilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-004:
Scutellaria saxatilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The American species of Scutellaria (Epling, 1942)
Scutellaria saxatilis

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3338

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Rocky forests, per Weakley's Flora

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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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