Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
For the most current and comprehensive body of information regarding violets in our region, visit the new website Violets (Violaceae) of the Great Plains and Eastern North America.
Read more about Blue Marsh Violet at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Test-drive A Teaching Key to Violets.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Viola (Ballard [in prep])
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Blue Marsh Violet, Bog Violet
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Herbarium of Clemson University h_cu53182b
April Rabun County GA
Leaves ovate, 4-10cm long, very nearly as wide as long, typically cordate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmvcucullata_deepgap1
May Watauga County NC
Petals light blue or light blue-violet, with a dark eye (also with dark veins), per Weakley's Flora.