Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1659

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

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

Common (uncommon to rare south of SC Mountains)

Look for it in dry to moist forests and woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Leaf blade glabrous or glabrate

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue-violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Spurred and 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 sagittata var. sagittata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola sagittata var. sagittata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-009:
Viola sagittata   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas
Viola emarginata +

 

COMMON NAME:
Arrow-leaved Violet, Arrowhead Violet