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Vick, Albert F. W.
Viola pubescens var. pubescens
Viola pubescens Aiton var. pubescens
Downy yellow violet, Yellow violet, Downy violet, Smooth yellow violet
Synonym(s): Viola eriocarpon, Viola pensylvanica, Viola pubescens var. eriocarpon
USDA Symbol: VIPUP2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Viola pubescens var. pubescens has yellow flowers and non-hairy foliage, including 1-3 heart-shaped basal leaves.
As with many violets, the flowers are edible.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Purple
, WY Canada: NS
, PE Native Habitat:
moist or dry deciduous
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Loam
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Ground cover for trails in Northeast Texas
January 09, 2008
I have several acres of wooded land in Northeast Texas, Southern Lamar County. Both sandy and black land. I have created trails through the woods and would like to plant a native ground cover or gras...
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From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Toadshade Wildflower Farm
- Frenchtown, NJ
Record Last Modified: 2013-04-20
Research By: TWC Staff