Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4034

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA Mountains & NC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

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

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Scutellaria incana var. incana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria incana var. incana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Scutellaria incana

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-006:
Scutellaria incana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Scutellaria incana

 

COMMON NAME:
Hoary Skullcap, Downy Skullcap


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