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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Scutellaria ovata var. bracteata   FAMILY Lamiaceae


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

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Scutellaria ovata ssp. cuthbertii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen [& Franck], 2015 et seq.)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. bracteata

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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

June        

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

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Scutellaria ovata var. bracteata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Scutellaria ovata ssp. cuthbertii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen [& Franck], 2015 et seq.)
Scutellaria ovata ssp. bracteata

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

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

 

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4032

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in dry forests and woodlands, hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Dry

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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