Scutellaria parvula var. parvula
Family: Lamiaceae
small skullcap
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 with glandular hairs
Leaves: opposite, main leaves stalkless, usually with 3-5 pairs of side veins
Flowers: 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3' long; blooms June-July
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Conservation Status: Endangered