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Viola selkirkii

Viola selkirkii Pursh ex Goldie

Selkirk's Violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)


USDA Symbol: VISE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AK , CO , CT , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NM , NY , OH , PA , SD , VT , WA , WI
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 26 - Minnesota Wildflowers: a field guide to the flora of Minnesota (2009)
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-04
Research By: TWC Staff

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