Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1644

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

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

Uncommon (rare in GA, rare in NC Piedmont)

Look for it in moist alluvial woodlands and forests, seepage slopes, marl ravines, hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent
Leaves glabrous to remotely pubescent above

FLOWER:
Spring
Pale blue-violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola labradorica   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-024:
Viola conspersa   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Dog-violet