OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola pedata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-001?:
Viola pedata   FAMILY Violaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viola pedata

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhills Birdsfoot Violet


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image of Viola pedata var. flabellata, Sandhills Birdsfoot Violet

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_v_pedata_flabellata11

April        

image of Viola pedata var. flabellata, Sandhills Birdsfoot Violet

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_v_pedata_flabellata15

April        

Orange stamens conspicuously exsert and beak-like, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Viola pedata var. flabellata, Sandhills Birdsfoot Violet

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_v_pedataflabellata11b

April        

Leaf blades incised only in distal half or only apically, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Viola pedata var. flabellata   FAMILY Violaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola pedata   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-001?:
Viola pedata   FAMILY Violaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viola pedata

 

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3433

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Carolinas, rare in GA (an endemic)

Habitat: Dry to xeric longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems)
Leaves glabrous

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue-violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Petals beardless
5 sepals
5 petals
5 exserted stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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