OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria ovata ssp. bracteata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Scutellaria ovata ssp. cuthbertii

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria ovata var. ovata

SYNONYMOUS WITH The American species of Scutellaria (Epling, 1942)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. bracteata

INCLUDING The American species of Scutellaria (Epling, 1942)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. cuthbertii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria cuthbertii

 

COMMON NAME:
Heartleaf Skullcap


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image of Scutellaria ovata var. bracteata, Heartleaf Skullcap

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_ovata_hrtlf_sklcp_4

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Lower lip with large lateral auricles (flabelliform), margins cleft and erose, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Scutellaria ovata var. bracteata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria ovata ssp. bracteata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Scutellaria ovata ssp. cuthbertii

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Scutellaria ovata var. ovata

SYNONYMOUS WITH The American species of Scutellaria (Epling, 1942)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. bracteata

INCLUDING The American species of Scutellaria (Epling, 1942)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. cuthbertii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria cuthbertii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4032

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands, hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
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

Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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