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  Scutellaria parvula Michx. var. missouriensis (Torr.) Goodman & C.A.Lawson image
Photographer: Derek Anderson           

Derek Anderson

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Merel R. Black
Family Lamiaceae
Scutellaria parvula Michx. var. missouriensis (Torr.) Goodman & C.A.Lawson
Leonard's skullcap, smooth 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, 3"-8" tall, aromatic forb, square stems, hairs without glands
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3' long; blooms June-July
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, main leaves stalkless, usually with 2 pairs of side veins
Habitat: dry; prairies, woods

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