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Regional variation patterns in the stemless white violets

Author(s): N. H. Russell

Year: 1956

Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Volume: 56
Issue: 2
Pages: 491-503

Article Topic(s): Morphology, Provenance, Systematics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Viola ×primulifolia (Primrose-leaf hybrid violet),


Analyzes the morphological variation of leaves in six species of stemless, white violets. Results of the analysis inform a discussion about the geographical origin of each of the species. Viola primulifolia is a coastal plain species, hypothesized to have spent much of the Pleistocene south of the Appalachian mountains.

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N. H. Russell. "Regional variation patterns in the stemless white violets." American Midland Naturalist 56.2 (1956): 491-503.

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ISSN: 0003-0031
DOI: 10.2307/2422435
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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