Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Test-drive A Teaching Key to Violets.
Vola are among the few flowers that actually taste good, according to The Culinary Violet
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Viola rafinesquei
Johnny-jump-up, Wild Pansy, Field Pansy
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Herbarium of Clemson University h_cu80646b
March Anderson County SC
Leaves rounded with long petioles (1-3cm); stipules large, cleft and lobed, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
JK Marlow jkm110319_063
March Pickens County SC
Sepals 3-6mm long, abruptly acute, shorter than the petals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Roxanna Martin rlm31911_112
March Spartanburg County SC
Flowers lavender to white with purple veins and a yellow center, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
JK Marlow jkm080405_014
April Greenville County SC
Leaves with very large, leafy, lobed stipules at their base, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmvbicolor_leefalls1
April Oconee County SC
Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District