Scutellaria parvula var. missouriensis (Torr.) Goodman & C.A.Lawson  
Family: Lamiaceae
Leonard's skullcap, smooth small skullcap
[Scutellaria ambigua Nutt., Scutellaria ambigua var. missouriensis Nutt., Scutellaria leonardii Epling, Scutellaria nervosa var. ambigua Pursh, Scutellaria parvula var. ambigua Michx., Scutellaria parvula var. leonardii Michx.]
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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, 3"-8" tall, aromatic forb, square stems, hairs without glands
Leaves: opposite, main leaves stalkless, usually with 2 pairs of side veins
Flowers: pink, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3' long; blooms June-July
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Habitat: dry; prairies, woods
Conservation Status: Native
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Aaron Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Derek Anderson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma