Scutellaria parvula Michx.
Family: Lamiaceae
small skullcap
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Derek Anderson  
Etymology: Scutellaria: from Latin scutella, "a small dish, tray or platter," and referring to the sepals which appear this way during the fruiting period
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-8" tall, aromatic forb; square stems with hairs
Leaves: opposite, usually 2 pairs of side veins, main leaves stalkless
Flowers: pink, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3' long; flower drawing usually a solitary flower from the leaf axils; blooms May-July
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry; prairies, upland woods
Conservation Status: Native
Scutellaria parvula
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John Zaborsky  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Derek Anderson  
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from USDA Plants website  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Christopher Noll  
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from USDA Plants website  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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