Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3431

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in wet pinelands, depression ponds, other wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems)
Plants glabrous to pubescent

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bilaterally symmetrical
Petals mostly beardless
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 lanceolata var. vittata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata   FAMILY Violaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 130-02-016?:
Viola lanceolata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Viola vittata

 

COMMON NAME:
Strapleaf Violet, White Bog Violet


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image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu35133

March    Tyler County    MD

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu85882

April    Aiken County    SC

Silver Bluff Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Leaf blades linear or narrowly lanceolate, greater than 10x long as wide, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

JK Marlow    jkm160415_071

April    Turner County    GA

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

JK Marlow    jkm160415_075

April    Turner County    GA

Plant glabrous to pubescent (vs. var. lanceolata is glabrous), per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

JK Marlow    jkm160415_076

April    Turner County    GA

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

JK Marlow    jkm160416_339

April    Lowndes County    GA

Leaf blades linear or narrowly lanceolate, > 10x long as wide, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_v_lanceolata_vittata

April        

Leaves of variety "vittata" are erect and relatively long and slender, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Viola lanceolata var. vittata

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_vlanceolata_lanceleaf

April        

Petals white, mostly beardless, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).