Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1651

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

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

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Leaf blade underside and petiole moderately to densely pubescent

FLOWER:
Spring
Violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
5 sepals
5 petals
5 included 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 palmata   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola triloba var. triloba   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-005a:
Viola palmata var. palmata   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Viola palmata var. triloba

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola palmata

 

COMMON NAME:
Early Blue Violet, Wood Violet, Palmate-leaved Violet