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 (without aerial stems)
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


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Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu53183

April    Rabun County    GA

Tallulah Gorge

image of Viola primulifolia

JK Marlow    jkm080419_009

April    Greenville County    SC

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

image of Viola primulifolia

JK Marlow    jkm080419_017

April    Greenville County    SC

image of Viola primulifolia

JK Marlow    jkm130430_889

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Viola primulifolia

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvprimulifolia_pc1

April    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

image of Viola primulifolia

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvprimulifolia_pc3

April    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

image of Viola primulifolia

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvprimulifolia_pc4

April    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

image of Viola primulifolia

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_viola_primulifolia_1

April        

image of Viola primulifolia

JK Marlow    s080419_a

April    Greenville County    SC

Leaf blade tissue decurrent on the petiole, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viola primulifolia

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu53133

May    Habersham County    GA

Tallulah Gorge

image of Viola primulifolia

JK Marlow    jkm080503_053

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Viola primulifolia

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_viola_primulifolia_3

May