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Viola sagittata var. sagittata

Viola sagittata Aiton var. sagittata

Arrowleaf Violet, Triangle-leafed Violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Synonym(s): Viola emarginata, Viola emarginata var. acutiloba, Viola sagittata var. subsagittata, Viola ×cestrica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (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 , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

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 2847 - HYBRIDISM IN THE GENUS VIOLA - III (1906) Ezra Brainerd

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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