Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1646

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

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

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent
Folliage densely pubescent

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
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 (5/21/15):
Viola pubescens   FAMILY Violaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-020a:
Viola eriocarpa var. eriocarpa   FAMILY Violaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Yellow Forest Violet