Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1662

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

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

Common

Look for it in mesic forests and woodlands, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent
Leaves glabrous to slightly pubescent above

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes cord-like

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Creamy white (not tinted beneath)
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded densely
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viola striata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola striata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-022:
Viola striata   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Violet, Creamy Violet