Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4445

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in drier to dry sandy, sandy loam in dry oak and oak-pine woods and dry to dry-mesic savannas and closed forests, on slopes and bluffs, ranging into somewhat moister substrates in forested situations, including drier microsites on stream and rivers terraces and borders of swamp, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems)
Margins crenate
Petioles and/or blades glabrous or pubescent, puberulent or minutely puberulent

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
Lateral petals bearded
5 sepals
5 petals
5 included stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Viola palmata var. triloba   FAMILY Violaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viola triloba var. triloba   FAMILY Violaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Viola palmata var. palmata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 130-02-005c:
Viola palmata var. triloba   FAMILY Violaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Three-lobed Violet


No pictures are available at this time.