Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hybanthus concolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hybanthus concolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hybanthus concolor 130-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cubelium concolor

Flowers, about 0.2" [5mm] long, hang on drooping stalks from the leaf axils, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola spp. 130-02-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Birdsfoot Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola pedata var. pedata
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola pedata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola pedata 130-02-001
GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Viola pedata var. lineariloba
GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Viola pedata var. pedata

Stamen appendages brilliant orange, conspicuous in flower center, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Birdsfoot Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola pedata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola pedata 130-02-001?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Viola pedata var. flabellata

Orange stamens conspicuously exsert and beak-like, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Marsh Violet, Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola cucullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola cucullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola cucullata 130-02-002


Petals light blue or light blue-violet, with a dark eye (also with dark veins), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Viola septentrionalis, Northern Blue Violet
Common Name: Northern Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola septentrionalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola septentrionalis


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dooryard Violet, Confederate Violet, Common Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola sororia
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola sororia
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola papilionacea 130-02-003/5b
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas Viola palmata var. sororia
GREATER THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola papilionacea var. priceana

Blue-violet flowers bearded with tufts of hairs on the lateral petals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Thinleaf Violet, LeConte's Violet, Missouri Violet, Sand Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola sororia var. missouriensis
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola affinis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola affinis 130-02-004
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Viola missouriensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Viola affinis

Similar to V sororia var sororia but leaves triangular & flowers pale violet, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Early Blue Violet, Wood Violet, Palmate-leaved Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola palmata
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola triloba var. triloba
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola palmata var. palmata 130-02-005a
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Viola palmata var. triloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola palmata

Flowers variable: blue-violet, streaked violet and white, to solid white, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Viola subsinuata, Wood Violet, Wavy-leaved Violet
camera icon Common Name: Wood Violet, Wavy-leaved Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola subsinuata
(?) PLANTS National Database: Viola triloba var. dilatata
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. palmata
GREATER THAN Viola (Ballard [in prep]) Viola palmata var. dilatata

camera icon Common Name: Southern Woolly Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola villosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola villosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola villosa 130-02-006


The earliest flowering blue or violet-flowered species, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Wood Violet, Silvery Purple-leaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola hirsutula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola hirsutula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola hirsutula 130-02-007


Small plant / leaves lie close to the ground / flowers bright reddish-purple, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ovate-leaf Violet, Downy Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola sagittata var. ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola sagittata var. ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola fimbriatula 130-02-008


Petals bluish violet, usually white toward the base, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Arrow-leaved Violet, Arrowhead Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola sagittata var. sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola sagittata var. sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola sagittata 130-02-009
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas Viola emarginata +

Petals light to dark blue-violet. Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cleft-leaved Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola septemloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola septemloba
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola septemloba 130-02-011
(?) Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola septemloba ssp. septemloba
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. palmata

Petals light to dark blue-violet. Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


range map need picture of flower of Viola egglestonii, Cedar Glade Violet
camera icon Common Name: Cedar Glade Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola egglestonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola egglestonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola septemloba ssp. egglestonii
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. pedatifida

range map need picture of flower of Viola edulis, Salad Violet
camera icon Common Name: Salad Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola edulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola Xesculenta [septemloba X triloba]
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola septemloba 130-02-011?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola esculenta
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. palmata

range map need picture of flower of Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana, northern coastal violet
camera icon Common Name: northern coastal violet
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana 130-02-012a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Viola brittoniana
LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola pedatifida ssp. brittoniana

Common Name: northern coastal violet
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Viola brittoniana var. pectinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola brittoniana var. pectinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola brittoniana var. pectinata 130-02-012b
SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Viola pectinata
LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola pedatifida ssp. brittoniana

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola macloskeyi var. pallens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola macloskeyi var. pallens 130-02-013
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola pallens
LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola macloskeyi

Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple. Petals beardless, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet White Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola blanda
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola blanda var. blanda
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola blanda 130-02-014
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola blanda
LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola blanda

Upper petals oblong, twisted, and bent backward, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Viola incognita, sweet white violet
Common Name: sweet white violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola incognita
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola blanda var. palustriformis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola blanda 130-02-014?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola incognita

camera icon Common Name: Primrose-leaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola primulifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola Xprimulifolia [lanceolata X macloskeyi]
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola primulifolia 130-02-015


Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Lanceleaf Violet, Narrow-leaved Violet, White Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola lanceolata var. lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola lanceolata ssp. lanceolata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola lanceolata 130-02-016
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola lanceolata

Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Strapleaf Violet, White Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola lanceolata var. vittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola lanceolata 130-02-016?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola vittata

Petals white, mostly beardless, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Round-leaf Yellow Violet, Early Yellow Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola rotundifolia 130-02-017


Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Three-parted Yellow Violet, Three-parted Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola tripartita var. tripartita
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola tripartita
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola tripartita var. tripartita 130-02-018a


Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Three-parted Yellow Violet, Three-parted Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola tripartita var. glaberrima
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola tripartita
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola tripartita var. glaberrima 130-02-018b


Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Halberd-leaf Violet, Spearleaf Violet, Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet, Silverleaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola hastata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola hastata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola hastata 130-02-019


Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Yellow Forest Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola pubescens var. pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola eriocarpa var. eriocarpa 130-02-020a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola pubescens
LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Viola pubescens

Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Yellow Forest Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola eriocarpa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola eriocarpa var. leiocarpa 130-02-020b
GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Viola pensylvanica var. leiocarpa
LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Viola pubescens

Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Violet, Tall White Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola canadensis var. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola canadensis var. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola canadensis var. canadensis 130-02-021a
LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola canadensis

White flowers with a yellow eye and purple veins near the base of the petals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Violet, Creamy Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola striata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola striata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola striata 130-02-022


Petals creamy-white; lateral petals densely bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Long-spurred Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola rostrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola rostrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola rostrata 130-02-023


Spur 1-2cm long, straight or curved. No petals are bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Dog-violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola labradorica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola labradorica
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola conspersa 130-02-024


Closely related to V. rostrata, but with a shorter & broader spur, per Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Walter's Violet, Prostrate Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola walteri
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola walteri
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola walteri 130-02-025
SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola walteri var. walteri
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola walteri

Petals pale to dark blue-violet. Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


range map need picture of flower of Viola appalachiensis, Appalachian Violet, Henry's Violet
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Violet, Henry's Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola appalachiensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola appalachiensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola walteri var. appalachiensis

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Johnny-jump-up
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola tricolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola tricolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola tricolor 130-02-026


Upper 2 petals violet or yellow with some purple; sepals shorter than petals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European Field Pansy
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola arvensis 130-02-027
SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola arvensis

Middle 2 petals usually no longer than sepals, per www.plant-identification.co.uk


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Johnny-jump-up, Wild Pansy, Field Pansy
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola bicolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola bicolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola rafinesquii 130-02-028
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola rafinesquii
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Viola rafinesquei

Flowers lavender to white with purple veins and a yellow center, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


range map need picture of flower of Viola odorata, Sweet Violet, English Violet
camera icon Common Name: Sweet Violet, English Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola odorata


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