Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Scutellaria parvula Michx. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

John Zaborsky

Christopher Noll
Family Lamiaceae
Scutellaria parvula Michx.
small skullcap
Scutellaria: from Latin scutella, "a small dish, tray or platter," and referring to the sepals which appear this way during the fruiting period
parvula: very small
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-8" tall, aromatic forb; square stems with hairs
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3' long; flower drawing usually a solitary flower from the leaf axils; blooms May-July
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, usually 2 pairs of side veins, main leaves stalkless
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry; prairies, upland woods
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