Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hybanthus concolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hybanthus concolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hybanthus concolor 130-01-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cubelium concolor


Flowers, about 0.2" [5mm] long, hang on drooping stalks from the leaf axils, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola spp. 130-02-000

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Birdsfoot Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola pedata var. pedata
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola pedata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola pedata 130-02-001

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Viola pedata var. lineariloba

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Viola pedata var. pedata


Stamen appendages brilliant orange, conspicuous in flower center, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Birdsfoot Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola pedata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola pedata 130-02-001?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Viola pedata var. flabellata


Orange stamens conspicuously exsert and beak-like, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Marsh Violet, Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola cucullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola cucullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola cucullata 130-02-002

Note height of flowers above leaves and "pansy face" coloring of corolla, per Bruce Sorrie.


range map need picture of flower of Viola septentrionalis, Northern Blue Violet
Common Name: Northern Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola septentrionalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola septentrionalis

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dooryard Violet, Confederate Violet, Common Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola sororia
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola sororia
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola papilionacea 130-02-003/5b

GREATER THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola papilionacea var. priceana

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Viola palmata var. sororia


Blue-violet flowers bearded with tufts of hairs on the lateral petals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Thinleaf Violet, LeConte's Violet, Missouri Violet, Sand Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola sororia var. missouriensis
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola affinis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola affinis 130-02-004

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Viola missouriensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Viola affinis


Similar to V sororia var sororia but leaves triangular & flowers pale violet, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Early Blue Violet, Wood Violet, Palmate-leaved Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola palmata
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola triloba var. triloba
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola palmata var. palmata 130-02-005a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola palmata

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Viola palmata var. triloba


Flowers variable: blue-violet, streaked violet and white, to solid white, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Viola subsinuata, Wood Violet, Wavy-leaved Violet
camera icon Common Name: Wood Violet, Wavy-leaved Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola subsinuata
(?) PLANTS National Database: Viola triloba var. dilatata

GREATER THAN Viola (Ballard [in prep]) Viola palmata var. dilatata

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. palmata


camera icon Common Name: Southern Woolly Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola villosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola villosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola villosa 130-02-006

The earliest flowering blue or violet-flowered species, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Wood Violet, Silvery Purple-leaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola hirsutula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola hirsutula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola hirsutula 130-02-007

Small plant / leaves lie close to the ground / flowers bright reddish-purple, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ovate-leaf Violet, Downy Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola sagittata var. ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola sagittata var. ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola fimbriatula 130-02-008

Petals bluish violet, usually white toward the base, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Arrow-leaved Violet, Arrowhead Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola sagittata var. sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola sagittata var. sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola sagittata 130-02-009

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Viola emarginata +


Petals light to dark blue-violet. Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cleft-leaved Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola septemloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola septemloba
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola septemloba 130-02-011

(?) Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola septemloba ssp. septemloba

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. palmata


Petals light to dark blue-violet. Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


range map need picture of flower of Viola egglestonii, Cedar Glade Violet
camera icon Common Name: Cedar Glade Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola egglestonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola egglestonii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola septemloba ssp. egglestonii

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. pedatifida


range map need picture of flower of Viola edulis, Salad Violet
camera icon Common Name: Salad Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola edulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola Xesculenta [septemloba X triloba]
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola septemloba 130-02-011?

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Viola palmata var. palmata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola esculenta


range map need picture of flower of Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana, northern coastal violet
camera icon Common Name: northern coastal violet
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana 130-02-012a

LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola pedatifida ssp. brittoniana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Viola brittoniana


Common Name: northern coastal violet
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Viola brittoniana var. pectinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola brittoniana var. pectinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola brittoniana var. pectinata 130-02-012b

LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola pedatifida ssp. brittoniana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Viola pectinata


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild White Violet, White Marsh Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola macloskeyi var. pallens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola macloskeyi var. pallens 130-02-013

LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola macloskeyi

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola pallens


Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple. Petals beardless, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet White Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola blanda
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola blanda var. blanda
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola blanda 130-02-014

LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola blanda

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola blanda


Upper petals oblong, twisted, and bent backward, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Viola incognita, sweet white violet
Common Name: sweet white violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola incognita
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola blanda var. palustriformis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola blanda 130-02-014?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola incognita


camera icon Common Name: Primrose-leaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola primulifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola Xprimulifolia [lanceolata X macloskeyi]
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola primulifolia 130-02-015

Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Lanceleaf Violet, Narrow-leaved Violet, White Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola lanceolata var. lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola lanceolata ssp. lanceolata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola lanceolata 130-02-016

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola lanceolata


Petals white, lower petal mostly veined with purple, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Strapleaf Violet, White Bog Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola lanceolata var. vittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola lanceolata ssp. vittata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola lanceolata 130-02-016?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola vittata


Petals white, mostly beardless, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Round-leaf Yellow Violet, Early Yellow Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola rotundifolia 130-02-017

Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Three-parted Yellow Violet, Three-parted Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola tripartita var. tripartita
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola tripartita
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola tripartita var. tripartita 130-02-018a

Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Three-parted Yellow Violet, Three-parted Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola tripartita var. glaberrima
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Viola tripartita
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola tripartita var. glaberrima 130-02-018b

Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Halberd-leaf Violet, Spearleaf Violet, Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet, Silverleaf Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola hastata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola hastata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola hastata 130-02-019

Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Yellow Forest Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola pubescens var. pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola eriocarpa var. eriocarpa 130-02-020a

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Viola pubescens

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola pubescens


Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Yellow Forest Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola eriocarpa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola eriocarpa var. leiocarpa 130-02-020b

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Viola pubescens

GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Viola pensylvanica var. leiocarpa


Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Violet, Tall White Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola canadensis var. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola canadensis var. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola canadensis var. canadensis 130-02-021a

LESS THAN Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola canadensis


White flowers with a yellow eye and purple veins near the base of the petals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Violet, Creamy Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola striata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola striata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola striata 130-02-022

Petals creamy-white; lateral petals densely bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Long-spurred Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola rostrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola rostrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola rostrata 130-02-023

Spur 1-2cm long, straight or curved. No petals are bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Dog-violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola labradorica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola labradorica
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola conspersa 130-02-024

Closely related to V. rostrata, but with a shorter & broader spur, per Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Walter's Violet, Prostrate Blue Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola walteri
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola walteri
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola walteri 130-02-025

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola walteri var. walteri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola walteri


Petals pale to dark blue-violet. Lateral petals bearded, per Violaceae of the Southeastern US. Castanea (McKinney & Russell, 2002).


range map need picture of flower of Viola appalachiensis, Appalachian Violet, Henry's Violet
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Violet, Henry's Violet
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola appalachiensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola appalachiensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola walteri var. appalachiensis


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Johnny-jump-up
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola tricolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola tricolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola tricolor 130-02-026

Upper 2 petals violet or yellow with some purple; sepals shorter than petals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European Field Pansy
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola arvensis 130-02-027

SYNONYMOUS WITH Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002) Viola arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola arvensis


Middle 2 petals usually no longer than sepals, per www.plant-identification.co.uk


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Johnny-jump-up, Wild Pansy, Field Pansy
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Viola bicolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola bicolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Viola rafinesquii 130-02-028

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viola rafinesquii

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Viola rafinesquei


Flowers lavender to white with purple veins and a yellow center, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


range map need picture of flower of Viola odorata, Sweet Violet, English Violet
camera icon Common Name: Sweet Violet, English Violet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Viola odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Viola odorata

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