Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
The three small Scutellaria species have been greatly confused in the past, some references like Radford, Ahles, and Bell (1968) even lumping all three into one, called S. parvula. Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Shale-barren Skullcap, Glade Skullcap, Leonard's Skullcap
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_s_leonardii_2
Flowers axillary, corolla 6.5-9mm long; bracts resembling stem leaves, per Weakley's Flora (2012).