Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1652

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

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

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partial shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Leaf blade glabrous or essentially so, or with scattered pubescence

FLOWER:
Spring
Bluish/Violet/White
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 sororia var. sororia   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola sororia   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-003/5b:
Viola papilionacea   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas
Viola palmata var. sororia

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Viola priceana

 

COMMON NAME:
Dooryard Violet, Common Wild Violet, Common Blue Violet, Confederate Violet