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Viola villosa (Carolina violet)
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Viola villosa

Viola villosa Walter

Carolina Violet, Southern Wood Violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Synonym(s): Viola rugosa

USDA Symbol: VIVI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Violet


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , OK , SC , TX

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.

Research Literature

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

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

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


Record Modified: 2020-02-11
Research By: DEW

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