OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Viola (Ballard [in prep])
Viola pallens

INCLUDED WITHIN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola macloskeyi

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-013:
Viola macloskeyi var. pallens   FAMILY Violaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet


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image of Viola minuscula, Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vipa8_001_lvd

        

image of Viola minuscula, Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu25414

April    Cherokee County    NC

image of Viola minuscula, Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu25414b

April    Cherokee County    NC

Leaves orbicular to orbicular-ovate, 1-5cm long. Petioles 1-10cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viola minuscula, Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvmackloskeyipalle_bm1

May        

Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple. Petals beardless, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Viola (Ballard [in prep])
Viola pallens

INCLUDED WITHIN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola macloskeyi

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-013:
Viola macloskeyi var. pallens   FAMILY Violaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1650

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in NC Mountains, rare in GA, uncommon elsewhere in NC-SC

Habitat: Brookbanks, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems)
Margins subentire to shallowly crenate
Leaf blade completely glabrous

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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