Plant Identification Database:
Violaceae (Violet)

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

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CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
IMAGES
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae 5 parts White; Yellow; Blue; Violet; Green Veined; CCiliate; few (10 or less); Separate; 4 petals above/1 petal below few (10 or less); Separate
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Images Note: Be advised that identity may be inaccurate.
LeConte's Violet Viola affinis Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae LeConte's Violet Viola affinis
Sweet white violet Viola blanda Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest Sweet white violet Viola blanda
Canadian violet Viola canadensis Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest Canadian violet Viola canadensis
Dog violet Viola conspersa Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Dog violet Viola conspersa
Marsh violet Viola cucullata Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Marsh violet Viola cucullata
Fringed violet Viola fimbriatula Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest; Grasslands/Fields Fringed violet Viola fimbriatula
Large-leaf white violet Viola incognita Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Large-leaf white violet Viola incognita
Lance-leaved violet Viola lanceolata Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Lance-leaved violet Viola lanceolata
Swamp white violet Viola macloskeyi Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Swamp white violet Viola macloskeyi
Northern white violet Viola pallens Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Leaf raw; Flower raw Northern white violet Viola pallens
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
Common blue violet; Woolly blue violet Viola papilionacea; sororia Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Grassland/Fields; Forest Common blue violet; Woolly blue violet Viola papilionacea; sororia
Birdsfoot violet Viola pedata Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Palmate (5Pal) 5 parts Blue/Violet Raceme Scapose (on leafless peduncle from ground) <1" Spring Herbaceous Erect Forest; Grassland/Fields Birdsfoot violet Viola pedata
Violet Viola primulifolia Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Violet Viola primulifolia
Smooth yellow violet; Downy yellow violet Viola pubescens Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest Smooth yellow violet; Downy yellow violet Viola pubescens
Kidney-leaf violet Viola renifolia Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest; Wetland Kidney-leaf violet Viola renifolia
Long-spurred violet Viola rostrata Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest Long-spurred violet Viola rostrata
Round-leaved yellow violet; Early yellow violet Viola rotundifolia Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Forest Round-leaved yellow violet; Early yellow violet Viola rotundifolia
Northern blue violet Viola septentrionalis Viola Violaceae (Violet) Violales Dicotyledonae Northern blue violet Viola septentrionalis
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
IMAGES