Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
The old Scutellaria parvula (e.g., in Radford, Ahles, and Bell, 1968) has been split into S. australis, S. leonardii, and S. parvula. Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Dwarf Skullcap, Small Skullcap
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Native to South Carolina
Documented growing wild in - - SC
Blue/ Violet (lower lip with dark spots)
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
Schizocarp of mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers p064
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p080
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p230
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p272