Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Viola pubescens Aiton var. scabriuscula Schwein. ex Torr. & A.Gray image
Photographer: David G. Smith           
Family Violaceae
Viola pubescens Aiton var. scabriuscula Schwein. ex Torr. & A.Gray
smooth yellow violet, yellow forest violet, yellow violet
Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
pubescens: with soft, downy hair
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-18" tall forb, with less hairs than Viola pubescens var. pubescens; stems leafy
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide, petals with brownish veins near the base, 2 side petals bearded; solitary, stalked, from the leaf axils; blooms April-June
Fruit:capsule
Leaf:2-4 leaves near the top, usually less than 2 times long as wide, toothed, wide heart-shaped base, plus several long-stalked basal leaves
Habitat: dry; woods, forests; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Viola eriocarpa Schwein.
Viola eriocarpa Schwein. f. leiocarpa (Fernald & Wiegand) Deam
Viola eriocarpa Schwein. var. leiocarpa Fernald & Wiegand
Viola pensylvanica Michx. var. leiocarpa (Fernald & Wiegand) Fernald
Viola pubescens Aiton var. eriocarpa (Schwein.) N.H.Russell, non Nutt.
Viola pubescens Aiton var. scabriuscula Schwein. ex Torr. & A.Gray f. leiocarpa (Fernald & Wiegand) Farw.

         
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