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Viola ×bernardii

Viola ×bernardii Greene (pro sp.)

Bernard's Hybrid Violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Synonym(s): Viola angellae, Viola emarginata var. subsinuata, Viola subsinuata, Viola ×subsinuata

USDA Symbol: VIBE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A natural hybrid of V. pedatifida and V. sororia.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: CT , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MI , MN , MO , NC , ND , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 2849 - A Fascicle of Violets (1899) Edward L. Greene

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

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-02
Research By: SET

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