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Viola macloskeyi (Small white violet)
Smith, R.W.

Viola macloskeyi

Viola macloskeyi Lloyd

Small white violet, Smooth white violet, White mountain violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VIMA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

This creeping, stemless violet sends out leafy stolons late in the season to form dense patches. The leaves are heart-shaped, and the flowers are white with purple veins.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , CA , CO , CT , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE
Native Distribution: CA to B.C., Alt. & w. MT; also the Black Hills
Native Habitat: Wet banks & meadows from 3500-11,000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Moist summer soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Propagation

Description: Increase with rooted stolons.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FACW FACW OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Oregon Native Plant Nursery - Woodburn, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Viola macloskeyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viola macloskeyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Viola macloskeyi

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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