Taxon  Report   7436    
Scutellaria nana  A. Gray
Dwarf skullcap,  Little skullcap
Scutellaria nana
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Scutellaria nana
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Scutellaria nana
© 2016 John Doyen
Scutellaria nana, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America, Nevada.

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Scutellaria nana
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Scutellaria
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Scutellaria holmgreniorum
More information about  Scutellaria nana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).