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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola septentrionalis   FAMILY Violaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Viola sororia

INCLUDED WITHIN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola sororia var. sororia

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Viola sororia

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Woodland Violet, Northern Blue Violet


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image of Viola septentrionalis, Northern Woodland Violet, Northern Blue Violet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vise5_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola septentrionalis   FAMILY Violaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Viola sororia

INCLUDED WITHIN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola sororia var. sororia

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Viola sororia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3284

Forb
Winter annual/Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: Moist woods, moist thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems)
Leaf blade pubescent beneath, becoming glabrous above with age

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue-violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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