Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3432

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in calcareous barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems)
Leaf blade glabrous or glabrate

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue-violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded, spurred occasionally
5 sepals
5 petals
5 included stamens

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Viola egglestonii   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola egglestonii   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola septemloba ssp. egglestonii

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Viola palmata var. pedatifida

 

COMMON NAME:
Cedar Glade Violet


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Herbarium of Clemson University    h_cu25429

March    Marion County    TN

Leaf blades about as broad as long, or broader, with 5-9 deep divisions, per Weakley's Flora.