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Heartleaf skullcap - Scutellaria ovata


Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family Genus Common Name: Skullcap Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Herb
Scutellaria ovata - Heartleaf skullcap. Hairy, square-stemmed plant with blue to violet blossom with white corolla base. Leaves have cordate base attached to long petiole.

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Scutellaria ovata

Distribution of Scutellaria ovata in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 21 Oct 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-June-06Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Heartleaf skullcap's hairy, 4-sided stem and hairy, cordate-based leaves support a terminal raceme of violet flowers.
Scutellaria ovata

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-June-06Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Blossom is blue to violet with white corolla base..
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Scutellaria ovata

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