OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Scutellaria leonardii   FAMILY Lamiaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (Correll & Johnston, 1970)
Scutellaria parvula var. leonardii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-001?:
Scutellaria parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria leonardii

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Shale-barren Skullcap, Glade Skullcap, Leonard's Skullcap


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image of Scutellaria leonardii, Shale-barren Skullcap, Glade Skullcap, Leonard's Skullcap

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_leonardii_2

June        

Flowers axillary, corolla 6.5-9mm long; bracts resembling stem leaves, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Scutellaria leonardii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (Correll & Johnston, 1970)
Scutellaria parvula var. leonardii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-001?:
Scutellaria parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria leonardii

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3783

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: limestone glades, diabase barrens, shale barrens and woodlands, dry sandy soils, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
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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