Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Viola renifolia A.Gray image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

Merel R. Black
Family Violaceae
Viola renifolia A.Gray
kidney-leaved violet, white violet
Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
renifolia: kidney-shaped
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial forb, basically stemless; no stolons
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" wide, lower petal with brownish lines at the base, either all petals bearded or all not; solitary, basal; blooms May-July
Fruit:elliptical capsule, brown seeds with dark markings
Leaf:hairy on both sides, kidney-shaped with rounded teeth
Habitat: woods, swamps; cold areas often with white cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Viola brainerdii Greene
Viola mistassinica Greene
Viola renifolia A.Gray var. brainerdii (Greene) Fernald

         
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