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Scutellaria elliptica Muhlenberg var. elliptica . Hairy Skullcap. Phen: Late May-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Mesic to dry forests. Dist: NY, KY, and IN, south to s. GA, ne. and Panhandle FL, MS, LA, and e. TX.

ID notes:Scutellaria elliptica can be confused with S. ovata; S. ovata has all leaves cordate, while S. elliptica only the lowermost are cordate.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: See discussion in Poindexter & Weakley (2018a).

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, G, K1, NY, Pa, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Collins (1976), Weakley et al (2018a); = Scutellaria ovalifolia Pers. ssp. mollis Epling – Epling (1942); < Scutellaria elliptica Muhl. – Fl6, Il, K3, RAB, Tx, WH3; < Scutellaria elliptica Muhl. var. elliptica – K4; < Scutellaria ovalifolia Pers. – S; ~ Scutellaria ovalifolia Pers. ssp. ovalifolia

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷

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