Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4036

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in dry sandy open woods or woodland margins., per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
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:
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scutellaria incana var. 1   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (NOMEN NUDUM) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria incana var. australis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Scutellaria altamaha var. australis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Scutellaria altamaha ssp. australis

 

COMMON NAME:
Hoary Skullcap, Downy Skullcap