Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1655

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

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

Common

Look for it in bogs, wet savannas, pocosins, moist organic soils along small streams, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Leaves glabrous or pubescent

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded slightly, or sometimes beardless
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 primulifolia   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola Xprimulifolia [lanceolata X macloskeyi]   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-015:
Viola primulifolia   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Primrose-leaf Violet