Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1642

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Piedmont)

Look for it in moist, rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Leaves pubescent above (at least on basal lobes) or below - or both, or glabrous

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bilaterally symmetrical
Petals beardless
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viola blanda   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola blanda var. blanda   FAMILY Violaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-014:
Viola blanda   FAMILY Violaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet White Violet