OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Scutellaria altamaha   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria altamaha   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-009?:
Scutellaria mellichampii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria altamaha

 

COMMON NAME:
Altamaha Skullcap, Pineland Skullcap


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Scutellaria altamaha   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria altamaha   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-009?:
Scutellaria mellichampii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria altamaha

 

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4365

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Sandy or rocky, dry forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Blue/ Violet (lower lip marked with white)
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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