Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2358

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in swamp forests, wet bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent
Leaf blade glabrous, or with hairs confined to upper surface of basal lobes

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue-violet (with conspicuous white centers)
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 sororia var. missouriensis   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola affinis   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-004:
Viola affinis   FAMILY Violaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Viola missouriensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Viola affinis

 

COMMON NAME:
Thinleaf Violet, LeConte's Violet, Missouri Violet, Sand Violet