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

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


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

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

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Mellichamp's Skullcap


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image of Scutellaria mellichampii, Mellichamp's Skullcap

Larry Mellichamp    lar_s_mellicha_184137278

July    Mecklenburg County    NC

In cultivation

All leaves serrate or crenate, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Scutellaria mellichampii, Mellichamp's Skullcap

Larry Mellichamp    lar_s_mellicha_184137278c

July    Mecklenburg County    NC

In cultivation

Lower lip lacking blue spots, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Scutellaria mellichampii, Mellichamp's Skullcap

Larry Mellichamp    lar_s_mellichampii _4314

August        

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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4366

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Sandy deciduous forests on river bluffs, maritime hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
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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