Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4262

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in rich, rocky forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring
Whitish-blue
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:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scutellaria pseudoserrata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria pseudoserrata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
falseteeth skullcap


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image of Scutellaria pseudoserrata

JK Marlow    jkm180504_450

May    Meriwether-Talbot Counties    GA

Sprewell Bluff WMA

image of Scutellaria pseudoserrata

JK Marlow    jkm180504_450b

May    Meriwether-Talbot Counties    GA

Sprewell Bluff WMA

Flowers in racemes, corollas 24-39mm long, per Weakley's Flora.