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Viola adunca var. kirkii

Viola adunca Sm. var. kirkii V.G. Duran

Kirk's Violet

Violaceae (Violet family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VIADK

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

"This variety is similar to var. adunca occurring in the same locality, except that the petals are white and slightly tinged with violet at the base of the dorsal surface. The broad spur, however, is deep violet as in the typical variety." (Reslit: 2882).

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Flower: "This variety is similar to var. adunca occurring in the same locality, except that the petals are white and slightly tinged with violet at the base of the dorsal surface. The broad spur, however, is deep violet as in the typical variety." (Reslit: 2882).

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Violet
Bloom Notes: "This variety is similar to var. adunca occurring in the same locality, except that the petals are white and slightly tinged with violet at the base of the dorsal surface. The broad spur, however, is deep violet as in the typical variety." (Reslit: 2882).

Distribution

USA: CA

Web Reference

Webref 6 - Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database] (2018) USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
Webref 27 - USDA Plants Database (2018) USDA, NRCS.

Research Literature

Reslit 2882 - A NEW VARIETY OF VIOLA ADUNCA (1966) Victor G. Duran

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Viola adunca var. kirkii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viola adunca var. kirkii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Viola adunca var. kirkii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-12-07
Research By: JAM

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