Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 8 taxa.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dooryard Violet, Confederate Violet, Common Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola sororia var. sororia   FAMILY: Violaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Viola sororia   FAMILY: Violaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola palmata var. sororia 130-02-003 & 005b   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in loam or clay soils in dry-mesic to wet-mesic forests, higher ground and terraces or borders of bottomlands, and lawns and other anthropogenically modified sites formerly with native vegetation

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola minuscula   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola macloskeyi var. pallens 130-02-013   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it on brookbanks, seepages

Common in NC Mountains, rare in GA, uncommon elsewhere in NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet White Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola blanda   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola blanda var. blanda   FAMILY: Violaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola blanda 130-02-014   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in moist microsites in mesic forests on slopes and along streams, often under conifers (e.g., Tsuga), northern, or at higher elevations southwards

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Disguised White Violet, Largeleaf White Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola incognita   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola blanda var. palustriformis   FAMILY: Violaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola blanda 130-02-014?   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in moist to wet forests

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Primrose-leaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola primulifolia   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola ×primulifolia [lanceolata × macloskeyi]   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola primulifolia 130-02-015   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, wet savannas, pocosins, sandhill streamhead ecotones, moist organic soils along small streams

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lanceleaf Violet, Narrow-leaved Violet, White Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola lanceolata   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola lanceolata ssp. lanceolata   FAMILY: Violaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola lanceolata 130-02-016   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, seepage slopes, pitcher plant seepage bogs, streamheads and their margins, small swamp forests, depression ponds, interdune swales and ponds, other wet habitats

Common in NC Coastal Plain, uncommon in NC Piedmont, rare in SC Coastal Plain & NC Mtns

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Strapleaf Violet, White Bog Violet, Southern Water Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola vittata   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata   FAMILY: Violaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Viola lanceolata 130-02-016?   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in depression ponds, Carolina bays, other wetlands lacking flowing water

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: English Violet, Sweet Violet
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Viola odorata   FAMILY: Violaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola odorata   FAMILY: Violaceae

 

Look for it in gardens, lawns, disturbed places

Waifs, persistent or weakly spreading from horticultural use

Non-native: Europe

 


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