Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3783

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in limestone glades, diabase barrens, shale barrens and woodlands, dry sandy soils, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

...Dry

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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

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

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Shale-barren Skullcap, Glade Skullcap