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Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata

Viola lanceolata L. ssp. vittata (Greene) N.H. Russell

Bog White Violet, Striped Bog White Violet

Violaceae (Violet family)

Synonym(s): Viola lanceolata var. vittata, Viola vittata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes purple veined.


USA: AK , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 6 - Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database] (2018) USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 27 - USDA Plants Database (2018) USDA, NRCS.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata


Record Modified: 2023-01-03
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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