OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria parvula var. australis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-001?:
Scutellaria parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria parvula

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Skullcap


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria parvula var. australis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-001?:
Scutellaria parvula   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scutellaria parvula

 

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4367

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Bottomland forests, rocky woodlands, glades, barrens, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/ Violet (lower lip with dark spots)
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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