OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Viola (Ballard [in prep])
Viola tricolor

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-026:
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Johnny Jump-up, Pansy


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image of Viola tricolor, Johnny Jump-up, Pansy

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vitr_001_lvd

        

image of Viola tricolor, Johnny Jump-up, Pansy

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu36648

April    Pickens County    SC

image of Viola tricolor, Johnny Jump-up, Pansy

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu36648b

April    Pickens County    SC

Leaves with large crenate teeth, stipules large & foliaceous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viola tricolor, Johnny Jump-up, Pansy

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu36648c

April    Pickens County    SC

Upper 2 petals violet or yellow with some purple; sepals shorter than petals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Viola (Ballard [in prep])
Viola tricolor

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-026:
Viola tricolor   FAMILY Violaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1663

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

Uncommon

Habitat: Lawns, garden borders, railroad rights-of-way, commonly cultivated, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent (with an obvious, leafy, above-ground stem). Leaves alternate
Stipules foliaceous, deeply & narrowly lobed
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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