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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Scutellaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scutellaria californica A. Gray
Habit: Plant 15--40 cm; rhizomes slender, tip +- swollen. Stem: hairs << 0.5 mm, appressed-ascending, occasionally gland-tipped. Leaf: basal petioles 5--10 mm; distal cauline blades ovate to oblong, entire, bases obtuse to wedge-shaped, tips rounded. Flower: pedicel 3.5--4.5 mm; calyx 3.5--5 mm, ridged; corolla 16--19 mm, white to light yellow, occasionally tinged pink or blue, lower lip not spotted. Fruit: black.
Ecology: Open sites, scrub, woodland; Elevation: 50--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaRF, n SN, SnFrB. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul Note: Hybridizes with Scutellaria antirrhinoides in NCoR.
eFlora Treatment Author: Richard G. Olmstead
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Scutellaria bolanderi subsp. bolanderi
Next taxon: Scutellaria galericulata
Citation for this treatment: Richard G. Olmstead 2016. Scutellaria californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43883, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.