OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria nervosa   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-002:
Scutellaria nervosa   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Veined Skullcap, Bottomland Skullcap


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image of Scutellaria nervosa, Veined Skullcap, Bottomland Skullcap

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scne2_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scutellaria nervosa   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-05-002:
Scutellaria nervosa   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

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1345

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in alluvial forests, mesic to dry forests (esp over mafic or calcareous rocks), per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
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

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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