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Viola egglestonii (Glade violet)
Cressler, Alan

Viola egglestonii

Viola egglestonii Brainerd

Glade Violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Synonym(s): Viola septemloba ssp. egglestonii

USDA Symbol: VIEG

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

State-listed endangered species in Indiana. State-listed species of special concern in Kentucky (as Viola septemloba ssp. egglestonii).

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit: Fruit a loculicidal capsule. Fruits mature and seeds dispersed in May.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowering from late-March to early-May.

Distribution

USA: AL , GA , IN , KY , TN
Native Habitat: Cedar glades.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-07-29
Research By: JAM

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