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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Scutellaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scutellaria nana A. Gray
Habit: Plant < 2 dm; rhizomes thick. Stem: hairs << 0.5 mm, +- appressed, pointed down, occasionally gland-tipped. Leaf: basal petioles 2--5 mm; distal cauline blades obovate to diamond-shaped, entire, bases obtuse to wedge-shaped, tips +- rounded. Flower: pedicel 1--3 mm; calyx 3--4 mm, ridged; corolla 15--20 mm, white to pale yellow, lower lip purple-spotted, inner surface glabrous to sparsely long-hairy; ovary disk orange-red. Fruit: black.
Ecology: Dry, volcanic soils, scrub; Elevation: 1000--1900+ m. Bioregional Distribution: CaR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Idaho, Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Scutellaria holmgreniorum Cronquist, Holmgren's skullcap
eFlora Treatment Author: Richard G. Olmstead
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Scutellaria mexicana
Next taxon: Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Citation for this treatment: Richard G. Olmstead 2017. Scutellaria nana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43906, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.