OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola tripartita   FAMILY Violaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-018b?:
Viola tripartita   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Wedgeleaf Violet


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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola tripartita   FAMILY Violaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-018b?:
Viola tripartita   FAMILY Violaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4444

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon to rare (an endemic)

Habitat: Rich dry to dry-mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Plant caulescent (with an obvious, leafy, above-ground stem). Leaves alternate
Margins of apical half of blade subentire
Stem & leaves minutely puberulent, hairs requiring magnification to see clearly

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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