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Viola sororia Willd.
COMMON BLUE VIOLET
Hooded blue violet; Viola papilionacea

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Viola sororia
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Viola sororia

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Viola sororia, V. papilionacea - Common Blue Violet
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Viola sororia
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Viola sororia
Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form

Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form

Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form

Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form

Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
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Viola sororia, white-and-purple form
Viola sororia
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Viola sororia

Viola sororia, common blue violet
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Viola sororia, common blue violet
Viola sororia, common blue violet
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Viola sororia, common blue violet

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma violae @ BPI (3)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora granuliformis @ BPI (3)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia ellisiana @ BPI (6)

Puccinia violae @ BPI (8)

Uromyces andropogonis @ BPI (1)

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Viola sororia Willd. ( Viola papilionacea ) Woolly Blue Violet
(Common Blue Violet) Violaceae — Violet family
Native
Viola sororia
The backyard
April 2002 Viola sororia
Confederate violet, sometimes called Viola priceana . Bucktoe Creek Preserve (PA)
April 2007 Viola sororia
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
April 2009 Viola sororia
Woodlawn Trustees Preserve
April 2013

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Viola sororia Willd.
common blue violet

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General Information
Symbol: VISO
Group: Dicot
Family: Violaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky . University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Sierra Co. Usage Requirements .

©Thomas G. Barnes. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Sierra Co. 1995. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 549. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 548. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 549. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
VIFL3 Viola floridana Brainerd
VILA7 Viola latiuscula Greene
VIPAS2 Viola palmata L. var. sororia (Willd.) Pollard
VIPA5 Viola papilionacea Pursh p.p.
VIPAP Viola papilionacea Pursh var. priceana (Pollard) Alexander
VIPR7 Viola priceana Pollard
VISOP Viola sororia Willd. f. priceana (Pollard) Cooperr.

Classification

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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 sororia Willd. – common blue violet

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Wetland Status

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North America
Arid West FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VIFL3)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VILA7)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VIPA5)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VIPAP)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VIPAS2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VIPR7)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (VISO)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (VISO)
Kemper Center for Home Gardening (VISO)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (VISO)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (VISO)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (VISO)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (VISO)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (VISO)
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