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Family Lamiaceae
Scutellaria ovata Hill subsp. ovata
forest skullcap, heart-leaved skullcap
Scutellaria: from Latin scutella, "a small dish, tray or platter," and referring to the sepals which appear this way during the fruiting period
ovata: egg-shaped
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-28" tall, aromatic, stout forb; stems square, with spreading, glandular hairs
Flower: blue, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" long; flower drawing inflorescence of stalked flowers in 1 or more terminal clusters (raceme) up to 4" tall; blooms June-July
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, long-stalked, round to oval, toothed
Habitat: shade; dry; woods, forests

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Scutellaria mississippiensis M.Martens
Scutellaria ovata Hill subsp. calcarea Epling
Scutellaria ovata Hill subsp. mississippiensis (M.Martens) Epling
Scutellaria ovata Hill subsp. versicolor (Nutt.) Epling
Scutellaria ovata Hill var. calcarea (Epling) Gleason
Scutellaria ovata Hill var. ovata
Scutellaria ovata Hill var. versicolor (Nutt.) Fernald
Scutellaria versicolor Nutt.

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