Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1933

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

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

Common (uncommon in NC) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it on moist slopes and in bottomlands, esp over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent (with an obvious, leafy, above-ground stem). Leaves alternate
Leaves glabrous or lightly pubescent

FLOWER:
Spring
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 (5/21/15):
Viola tripartita var. glaberrima   FAMILY Violaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola tripartita   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-018b:
Viola tripartita var. glaberrima   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Three-parted Yellow Violet, Three-parted Violet