Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1660

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in GA & SC (uncommon in NC)

Look for it in sandy pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Plants 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 septemloba   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola septemloba   FAMILY Violaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-011:
Viola septemloba   FAMILY Violaceae

(?) Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola septemloba ssp. septemloba

 

COMMON NAME:
Cleft-leaved Violet