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Viola blanda Willd.
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Viola blanda
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Viola blanda

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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma violae @ BPI (2)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe polygoni @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria violae @ BPI (11)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia ellisiana @ BPI (1)

Puccinia fergussonii @ BPI (3)

Puccinia violae @ BPI (54)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Viola blanda Willd. Sweet White Violet
Violaceae — Violet family
Uncommon native
Viola blanda Viola blanda
White Clay Creek Preserve
May 2009 Viola blanda Viola blanda
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
April 2012

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Viola blanda Willd.
sweet white violet

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General Information
Symbol: VIBL
Group: Dicot
Family: Violaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Violaceae – Violet family
Genus Viola L. – violet
Species Viola blanda Willd. – sweet white violet

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Viola blanda . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Viola blanda</i>
Willd. var. <i>
blanda </i>
Viola blanda var. blanda
sweet white violet Distribution of <i>
Viola blanda</i>
Willd. var. <i>
A. Gray
Viola blanda var. palustriformis
sweet white violet

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW

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Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (VIBL)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (VIBL)



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Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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