Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1663

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in lawns, garden borders, railroad rights-of-way. Commonly cultivated, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent
Leaves glabrous

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Dark blue-violet & yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
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 tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-026:
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Johnny-jump-up