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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Viola arvensis   FAMILY Violaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola arvensis   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-027:
Viola arvensis   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viola arvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
European Field Pansy


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image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_viar_001_lvd

        

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

Frank Breazeale    fwb020112_001

February    Anderson County    SC

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

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu11631b

March    Anderson County    SC

Simpson Agricultural Experiment Station

Similar to V. rafinesquii, but the stems are more robust, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

JK Marlow    jkm140308_083b

March    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Sepals oblong-lanceolate, apex acute; basal auricles irregularly toothed, per Flora of China.

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

JK Marlow    jkm140308_089

March    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

JK Marlow    jkm150327_946

March    Greenville County    SC

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

JK Marlow    jkm150327_948

March    Greenville County    SC

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu25396

April    Stanly County    NC

image of Viola arvensis, European Field Pansy

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvarvensis_xs2

April        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Viola arvensis   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola arvensis   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-027:
Viola arvensis   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viola arvensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1641

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA)

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, other disturbed habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent (with an obvious, leafy, above-ground stem). Leaves alternate
Margins crenate-serrate
Stipules foliaceous, deeply lobed
Leaves pubescent, at least on the veins beneath

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Cream (with a yellow center, often with purple veins or tips)
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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