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Regional variation patterns in the stemless white violets
Author(s): N. H. Russell
Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Article Topic(s): Morphology, Provenance, Systematics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Viola x primulifolia (Primrose-leaf hybrid violet),
AbstractAnalyzes 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.
Suggested CitationN. H. Russell. "Regional variation patterns in the stemless white violets." American Midland Naturalist 56.2 (1956): 491-503.