Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1648

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont

Look for it in acidic coves, dry-mesic oak forests, bluff forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent
Leaf blade glabrous or glabrate

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 (11/30/12):
Viola hastata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola hastata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-019:
Viola hastata   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Halberd-leaf Violet, Spearleaf Violet, Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet, Silverleaf Violet