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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scutellaria tuberosa Benth.
Habit: Plant < 25 cm, from tubers 5--20 mm. Stem: hairs 1--3 mm, spreading. Leaf: basal petioles 5--20 mm; distal cauline blades ovate, entire to crenate, bases obtuse to rounded, tips rounded. Flower: pedicel 2--4 mm; calyx 4--5.5 mm, ridged; corolla 13--20 mm, violet-blue, lower lip white-patched or -spotted, inner surface glabrous to long-hairy. Fruit: obconic, black.
Ecology: Dry sites, chaparral, oak woodland; Elevation: < 1450 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (only Sutter Buttes in GV); Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jul Note: Common after fires.
Unabridged Synonyms: Scutellaria pilosiuscula Nutt. ex Benth.; Scutellaria tuberosa subsp. similis (Jeps.) Epling
eFlora Treatment Author: Richard G. Olmstead
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Next taxon: Stachys
Citation for this treatment: Richard G. Olmstead 2017. Scutellaria tuberosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43930, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.