Skullcap, smaller

Scutellaria parvula
A very small, branched skullcap up to 12” tall. The lowest leaves are ovate and stalked; the upper ones have no stalk and are toothed. The 1/4” violet flowers are paired and close together. The corolla is two-lipped, the upper lip arched. Blooms April to July, usually in shady areas.