Scutellaria spp.
Family: Lamiaceae
Scutellaria image
Derek Anderson  
- leaves opposite

- inflorescences terminal and/or axillary

- corolla blue, bilaterally symmetrical, upper lip well developed

- style inserted deep into the base of the 4 lobes of the ovary

- calyx of essentially 2 obtuse lips with a protuberance or "little shield" across the top ("tractor seat")

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