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Hooded Skullcap - Scutellaria galericulata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems erect, 15–70 cm, simple or branched. Herbage glabrous to puberulent. Leaves sessile to short-petiolate; lanceolate, truncate, shallowly serrate, 2–6 cm long. Inflorescence of 1 or 2, pedicellate, axillary flowers. Flowers: calyx 3–4 mm long, bilabiate, lips entire with a prominent ridge-like appendage on the upper lip; corolla conical, 12–20 mm long, bilabiate, upper lip hood-like, lower lip with reduced lateral lobes; stamens 4, included; style unlobed. Nutlets ovoid (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, AZ, MO and DE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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Habitat
Fens, marshes, thickets, wet meadows; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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